Daniel Malkin (JD '20) Wins Second Place in 2020 American Bar Association Howard C. Schwab Essay Contest
Pepperdine Caruso Law recent graduate Daniel J. Malkin (JD '20) has won second place in the 2020 American Bar Association Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest for his bioethics essay titled, "Germline Editing Using CRISPR: Why A Moratorium is Not The Solution." The article defends the ethicality of using CRISPR technology to repair embryonic, single-gene mutations that cause serious congenital diseases. The article argues that the U.S. should not prohibit the use of CRISPR for such purposes. Malkin's essay will be posted on the ABA Family Law Section website and will be considered for publication in the Family Law Quarterly scholarly journal.