2009 Essay Prize Winners
The topic of this year’s contest was The New Netherland Legal System and the Law of Twenty-First Century New York.
Standing (left to right): 2008 contest winner Elijah Fagan-Solis with
Schenectady County Community College student Courtney Malewicz, who took this year's
second-place prize, and Queensborough Community College's Dawar Jamal, the 2009 first-prize
winner. Seated: Chief Judge
Jonathan Lippman and Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau.