Professional Scholarship Award



Each year, our organization also presents AALA Scholarship Awards which are intended to recognize and encourage scholarly work.


In selecting professional winners, the AALA Awards Committee considers criteria including the excellence in quality of writing, the relevance to important legal issues in agriculture, broadly defined, the clarity of analysis, the potential impact, and other attributes of scholarship.

Past Recipients: 


Whole Foods: The FSMA and the Challenges of Defragmenting Food Safety Regulation, 41 American Journal of Law & Medicine, 447-458 (2015)

Stephanie Tai

2015 …………….

Agricultural Biotechnology—An Opportunity to Feed a World of Ten Billion, 118 Penn. St. L. Rev. 859 (2015)

Nina V. Fedoroff & Drew L. Kershen