Supported by an endowment established in honor of Jeffrey L. Tanenbaum ('73), the Jeffrey L. Tanenbaum Essay Prize in Philosophy, Politics, and Law recognizes an outstanding paper about law or legal institutions written by a junior or senior student majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Law (PPL).
2019 Tanenbaum Prize Winner
Alexander Christen, Consequentialism, Decision Theory, and Weak Sufficientarianism
2018 Tanenbaum Prize Winner
Bradley Woloz, "How Social Attitudes Can Create Human Rights Violations"
2017 Tanenbaum Prize Winner
2016 Tanenbaum Prize Winner
Jonah Heckelman, "The Imperative of Decarceration"
2015 Tanenbaum Prize Winner
Alexander Hart, "Causality and International Redistributive Justice"
2014 Tanenbaum Prize Winners
Jeremy Raphael, "Foreign Law, Integrity and the 9th Amendment"
2013 Tanenbaum Prize Winners
Amanda Levine, "Amicus Curiae Memorandum for a Case Concerning the Fourth Amendment"
2012 Tanenbaum Prize Winner
Courtney Skarupski, "Judicial Review: Precondition of Sovereignty or Undemocratic Institution?"
Hillary Scrivani, "Fairness: A Necessary Value in Society"