William and Mary Law School

Awards

Citizen-Lawyer Award for Professional Accomplishment--given by the William & Mary Law School Association to recognize outstanding public and legal service.

John Marshall Prize--for deep devotion and outstanding service to the Law School. Recipient is a member of the Law School faculty, administration or staff who through traits of character, leadership and a spirit of selfless service to the Law School community embodies the principles of John Marshall.

St. George Tucker Adjunct Professor of Law--for outstanding service as an adjunct professor.  Recipient is a member of the Law School adjunct faculty and is selected by nomination from the Law School community.

Thurgood Marshall Award--presented to the member or members of the Law School community, whether student, faculty, friend, or alumnus who most clearly demonstrate the ideals of distinguished public service exemplified by Justice Marshall.

Walter L. Williams, Jr. Memorial Teaching Award--for the faculty member selected by the graduating class as an outstanding teacher.

Marshall-Wythe Medallion--awarded by the faculty to outstanding leaders from the bench, bar and academy, such as:

William J. Brennan, Jr., Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Warren E. Burger, Chief Justice of the United States

Guido Calabresi, then Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School

Tom C. Clark, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Lloyd N. Cutler, of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, advisor and counsel to several Presidents

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Martin D. Ginsburg, Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

H.L.A. Hart, Professor of Jurisprudence, Oxford University

Oliver W. Hill, civil rights leader and lawyer

Thurgood Marshall, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Myres S. McDougal, Sterling Professor of Law, Yale University

Richard Posner, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Judicial Circuit

Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Roger J. Traynor, Chief Justice of California