2022 Erwin Chemerinsky, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

2021 Vincent D. Rougeau, Boston College Law School

2020 Darby Dickerson, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law

2019 Vicki C. Jackson, Harvard Law School

2018 Wendy C. Perdue, University of Richmond School of Law

2017 Paul Marcus, William & Mary Law School

2016 Kellye Y. Testy, University of Washington School of Law

2015 Blake D. Morant, The George Washington University Law School

2014 Daniel B. Rodriguez, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

2013 Leo P. Martinez, University of California, Hastings College of the Law

2012 Lauren K. Robel, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

2011 Michael A. Olivas, University of Houston Law Center

2010 H. Reese Hansen, Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School

2009 Rachel F. Moran, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

2008 John H. Garvey, Boston College Law School

2007 Nancy H. Rogers, The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law

2006 Judith Areen, Georgetown University Law Center

2005 N. William Hines, University of Iowa College of Law

2004 Gerald Torres, The The University of Texas School of Law

2003 Mark V. Tushnet, Georgetown University Law Center

2002 Dale A. Whitman, University of Missouri School of Law

2001 Mary Kay Kane, University of California, Hastings College of the Law

2000 Elliott S. Milstein, American University Washington College of Law

1999 Gregory H. Williams, The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law

1998 Deborah L. Rhode, Stanford Law School

1997 John Edward Sexton, New York University School of Law

1996 Wallace D. Loh, University of Colorado Law School

1995 Judith W. Wegner, University of North Carolina School of Law

1994 Rennard Strickland, University of Oklahoma College of Law

1993 Curtis J. Berger, Columbia Law School

1992 Emma Coleman Jordan, Georgetown University Law Center

1991 Robert A. Gorman, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

1990 Thomas D. Morgan, George Washington University Law School

1989 Herma Hill Kay, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

1988 Richard G. Huber, Boston College Law School

1987 Victor G. Rosenblum, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

1986 Susan Westerberg Prager, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law

1985 Roger C. Cramton, Cornell Law School

1984 Joseph R. Julin, University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law

1983 David H. Vernon, University of Iowa College of Law

1982 Sanford H. Kadish, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

1980–81 Albert M. Sacks, Harvard Law School

1980 Jerre S. Williams, The University of Texas School of Law (to 6/18/80—Appointed to 5th Circuit)

1979 John E. Cribbet, University of Illinois College of Law

1978 Eugene F. Scoles, University of Oregon School of Law

1977 A. Kenneth Pye, Duke University School of Law

1976 Francis A. Allen, The University of Michigan Law School

1975 Charles J. Meyers, Stanford Law School

1974 Soia Mentschikoff, University of Miami School of Law

1973 Maurice Rosenberg, Columbia Law School

1972 Richard C. Maxwell, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law

1971 Alfred F. Conard, The University of Michigan Law School

1970 Jefferson B. Fordham, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

1969 William B. Lockhart, University of Minnesota Law School

1968 Joseph T. Sneed, Stanford Law School

1967 Wex S. Malone, Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center

1966 Myres S. McDougal, Yale Law School

1965 Vernon X. Miller, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

1964 John Ritchie, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

1963 Walter Gellhorn, Columbia Law School

1962 Samuel D. Thurman, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law

1961 Page Keeton, The University of Texas School of Law

1960 Frank R. Strong, The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law

1959 William L. Prosser, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

1958 Erwin N. Griswold, Harvard Law School

1957 Philip Mechem, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

1956 Maurice T. Van Hecke, University of North Carolina School of Law

1955 Wesley A. Sturges, Yale Law School

1954 Shelden D. Elliott, New York University School of Law

1953 Charles B. Nutting, University of Pittsburgh School of Law

1952 Robert E. Mathews, The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law

1951 F. O. G. Ribble, University of Virginia School of Law

1950 Karl N. Llewellyn, Columbia Law School

1949 Edwin D. Dickinson, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

1948 Bernard C. Gavit, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

1947 Warren A. Seavey, Harvard Law School

1946 Merton L. Ferson, University of Cincinnati College of Law

1945 Everett Fraser, University of Minnesota Law School

1944 Lyman P. Wilson, Cornell Law School

1943 Charles T. McCormick, The University of Texas School of Law

1942 Elliott E. Cheatham, Columbia Law School

1941 Harold Shepherd, Duke University School of Law

1940 Edmund M. Morgan, Harvard Law School

1939 Wilbur H. Cherry, University of Minnesota Law School

1938 Herschel W. Arant, The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law

1937 Lloyd K. Garrison, University of Wisconsin Law School

1936 George G. Bogert, University of Chicago, The Law School

1935 Rufus C. Harris, Tulane University Law School

1934 Marion R. Kirkwood, Stanford Law School

1933 Charles E. Clark, Yale Law School

1932 Albert J. Harno, University of Illinois College of Law

1931 Herbert F. Goodrich, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

1930 Edson R. Sunderland, The University of Michigan Law School

1929 H. Claude Horack, University of Iowa College of Law

1928 Austin W. Scott, Harvard Law School

1927 Herman Oliphant, Columbia Law School

1926 Ralph W. Aigler, Columbia Law School

1925 Orrin K. McMurray, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

1924 William Draper Lewis, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

1923 Henry Craig Jones, University of Iowa College of Law

1922 James P. Hall, University of Chicago, The Law School

1921 Arthur L. Corbin, Yale Law School

1920 Eugene A. Gilmore, University of Wisconsin Law School

1916–19 Harlan F. Stone, Columbia Law School

1915 Walter W. Cook, Yale Law School

1914 Harry S. Richards, University of Wisconsin Law School

1913 Joseph H. Beale, Harvard Law School

1912 Henry M. Bates, The University of Michigan Law School

1911 Roscoe Pound, Harvard Law School

1910 William R. Vance, Yale Law School

1909 John C. Townes, The University of Texas School of Law

1908 Charles Noble Gregory, University of Wisconsin Law School

1907 George W. Kirchwey, Columbia Law School

1906 William P. Rogers, University of Cincinnati College of Law

1905 Henry Wade Rogers, Yale Law School

1904 Nathan Abbott, Stanford Law School

1903 Ernest W. Huffcutt, Cornell Law School

1902 Simeon E. Baldwin, Yale Law School

1901 Emlin McClain, University of Iowa College of Law

1900 James Bradley Thayer, Harvard Law School