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Clarissa Wigoder and Daniel Fox win top prizes in Bar Council's Law Reform essay competition

Clarissa Wigoder's essay addressed the issue of corporal punishment
by John Stevenson (Senior Communications Officer)

Clarissa Wigoder, studying on the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) course in The City Law School, has won First prize in the GDL category of the Bar Council's Law Reform Essay Competition.

Her winning essay was titled, Spare the rod: Why the law on corporal punishment needs to be reformed.

Clarissa opted to study for the GDL qualification following the successful completion of her undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology (Oxford University) and an MA in Child Advocacy, Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University.

Daniel Fox, also on the GDL course, received the Runner up prize. His essay was titled, I hate being idle: Asylum Seekers and the Right to Work.

Daniel holds a Physics and Philosophy degree from Durham University and is the recipient of Gray's Inn's David Karmel Award.

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