About the Competition

The Hon. Leroy R. Hassell, Sr., Writing Competition is held every spring in memoriam of the esteemed Virginia jurist. Regent University Law Review sponsors this competition to foster and celebrate excellence in legal scholarship among the Regent University community. The winner receives a cash prize of $500 and their article becomes eligible for publication in a future edition of the Regent University Law Review.


We are pleased to announce that we have concluded the twelfth annual Hon. Leroy R. Hassell, Sr., Writing Competition.

The Winners are:

1st Place:

Maricris Real-Prendingue


2nd Place:

Hannah Fruh


3rd Place:

Tifani Silveria

Congratulations to Each of the Winners!