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Whitehead Wins Hastings Memorial Award Writing Competition

Patty WhiteheadPatty Whitehead, a third-year law student at Belmont’s College of Law, was recently named the 2015 Jon E. Hastings Memorial Award Writing Competition winner. Sponsored by the TBA Environmental Law Section, the Hastings award is a juried competition for the best legal writing on a topic of Tennessee or federal environmental law and is open to law students enrolled in a Tennessee law school.

Whitehead’s paper “Opportunities for Environmental Justice Review in Title V Permits Under the Tennessee Air Quality Act” addresses disproportionate air quality among minority and low-income communities under Title V permit rules.

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