ASU Law student Dan Orenstein was selected as a Burton 2011 Distinguished Legal Writing Award winner for his article, “Shaken to the Core: Emerging Scientific Opinion and Post-Conviction Relief in Cases of Shaken Baby Syndrome.” His article was published in the Winter 2010-2011 issue of the Arizona State Law Journal, available at 42 Ariz. St. L.J. 1305. A summary of his article is available here.
Dan will receive his award at a ceremony held in the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. on June 13, 2010. The event includes guest speaker Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and honored guest Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.
Dan served as the 2010-2011 Executive Note & Comment Editor of the Arizona State Law Journal. He graduates from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in May 2011.