Michaela Goldstein, an associate at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, won first place in this year’s Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition sponsored by the California Supreme Court Historical Society.
Goldstein’s paper, “California’s No-Duty Law and Its Negative Implications,” will be published in the 2017 volume of California Legal History.
A 2017 graduate of Loyola Law School, Goldstein will receive a $2,500 award for winning the annual competition, judged by a panel of law professors and legal historians. Contest competitors submitted 6,000- to 15,000-word papers on any subject in California’s legal history.
— Shane Nelson