List of Section Awards

The following AALS Sections have awards that recognize outstanding faculty in their academic discipline or topic of interest. Each Section has its own award nomination procedure, requirements, and a committee to review and select the winner. Nominations are solicited through the section’s listserv and Section newsletter. Nominations may be made by any member of the Section.

If you are a member of the sections listed below, you can view the call for award nominations by logging in to the individual Section Connect.AALS.org site (Member-Only Website). To learn more about these sections or to join, use the links below.

Section Award winners will be announced in November and acknowledged during section programming during the AALS Annual Meeting in January.

 
 

Academic Support Award
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Animal Law Award
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Antitrust Award
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Business Associations Award for Outstanding Mentorship
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Clinical Legal Education M. Shanara Gilbert Emerging Clinician Award
Clinical Legal Education William Pincus Award
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Criminal Justice Junior Scholar Award
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East Asian Law & Society Distinguished Book Award
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Evidence Wigmore Award
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Federal Courts Best Article Award
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Law Medicine & Health Care
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Law and Religion Award
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Law and Sports Award
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Law Libraries and Legal Information Award
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Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research Award
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Minority Groups Clyde Ferguson Award
Minority Groups Derrick A. Bell Jr. Award
Minority Groups Trailblazer Award
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Pro Bono & Public Service Opportunities Deborah L. Rhode Award
Pro Bono & Public Service Opportunities Father Robert Drinan Award
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Professional Responsibility Fred C. Zacharais Memorial Prize
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Students Services Peter Kutalakis Award
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Teaching Methods Award
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Torts and Compensation Systems William L. Prosser Award
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Women in Legal Education Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award
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