Monday, December 8, 2014

AALS Section Award Winners Announced

AALS LogoThe Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has announced the winners of its 2015 awards for excellence in legal education. The awards are hosted by several AALS sections that are organized around various academic disciplines and topics of interest. The winners will be acknowledged at section programs during the 2015 AALS Annual Meeting, January 2-5, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

“I’d like to congratulate the 2015 AALS section award winners,” said Daniel B. Rodriguez, AALS President and Dean, Northwestern University Law School in a press release issued by the AALS. “These law professors represent the very best of our academic community and their commitment to our students and excellence in our profession is rightly celebrated by these section awards.”

The 2015 AALS section award winners are:

Section on Academic Support Award
Paula Lustbader, Seattle University School of Law

Section on Clinical Legal Education William Pincus Award
Ann C. Shalleck, American University, Washington College of Law

Section on Criminal Justice Junior Scholar Award
Saira Mohamed, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Section on Evidence Wigmore Award
Peter Tillers, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Yeshiva University

Section on Federal Courts Best Article Award
Seth Davis, University of California, Irvine School of Law

Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information Award
Billie Jo Kaufman, American University, Washington College of Law

Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research Award
Mark E. Wojcik, The John Marshall Law School--Chicago

Section on Minority Groups Clyde Ferguson Award
Mario Barnes, University of California, Irvine School of Law
Angela Onwuachi-Willig, University of Iowa College of Law

Section on Minority Groups Derrick A. Bell Jr. Award
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, Capital University Law School

Section on Pro-Bono & Public Service Opportunities Deborah L. Rhode Award
Gerald Lopez, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law

Section on Pro-Bono & Public Service Opportunities Father Robert Drinan Award
William P. Quigley, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Section on Torts and Compensation Systems William L. Prosser Award
Michael Green, Wake Forest University School of Law

Section on Women in Legal Education Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award
Herma Hill Kay, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

The Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research Award will be presented at the Section Luncheon on Saturday, January 3, 2015. 

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