ACS Awards and Competitions

 

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Scholar Award

The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Award recognizes an outstanding scholar in the early stages of their academic career who has demonstrated those qualities exemplified by Justice Ginsburg: scholarly excellence, the ability to imagine how society might be more just and more equal, and the determination to use the law and one’s scholarship to creatively and strategically make the imagined real.

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The Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law

The fifteenth annual competition recognizes Judge Cudahy’s distinguished contributions to the fields of regulatory and administrative law and seeks to encourage and reward these qualities in the scholarship of others.

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Constance Baker Motley National Student Writing Competition

ACS and the University of Pennsylvania Law School ACS Chapter host an annual national student writing competition in honor of Constance Baker Motley’s legacy.

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The American Constitution Society's David Carliner Public Interest Award

The award recognizes outstanding public interest lawyers whose work best exemplifies Judge Carliner's legacy. It is also meant to connect the winner’s work to the greater legal community and to provide financial support for both the winner and their organization.

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