Program Award Winners

2017

First Place  

 

Alice in Hamilton: A Patent Ethics Musical (P13833)

Benjamin Franklin AIC—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Second Place

 

The Book of Warren (P13633)

Earl Warren AIC—Oakland, California

 

Kennedy Feud (P13618)

Anthony M. Kennedy AIC—Sacramento, California

 

Best Special Project

 

Oliver Hill “Rule of Law” Program (P13845)

Ted Dalton AIC—Salem, Virginia

 

2016

First Place

Race Matters—Should Justice Be Colorblind? (P13356)
The Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court—Sacramento, California

Second Place

Judging the Justices: The Changing Public Perception of the U.S. Supreme Court (P13265)
American Inn of Court of Acadiana—Lafayette, Louisiana

Third Place

Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses Yearning to Breathe Free…* Restrictions Apply (P13339)
The Temple American Inn of Court—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Best Special Project

Bankruptcy Program for the 53rd Academy of American and International Law (P13502)
The Hon. John C. Ford American Inn of Court—Dallas, Texas

2015

First Place

Benching the Bench: Your Honor, May We Reproach? (P12962)
The Anthony M. Kennedy American Inns of Court—Sacramento, California

Second Place

Ethics Are Forever: What if James Bond Was a Client? (P12863)
The Craig S. Barnard American Inns of Court—West Palm Beach, Florida

Third Place

Evidence: Chain of Custody  (P13016)
The Vassar B. Carlton American Inns of Court—Melbourne, Florida

Best Special Project

Cyber Carta, Magna Carta for the Information Age  (P13224)
The Temple American Inns of Court—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2014

First Place

Somewhere Behind the Rainbow: Civility and Ethics in the Wicked Land of LAWZ (P12768)
Anthony M. Kennedy AIC—Sacramento, California

Second Place (tie)

Creepy or Convenient: The Digital Age and Privacy #innyouriLife (P12716)
Garland R. Walker AIC—Houston, Texas

50 Ways to Lose Your License (P12664)
Robert W. Calvert AIC—Austin, Texas

Third Place

Legal High Anxiety: Snitches, Snoops, and Snafus in the Digital Age (P12617)
Anthony M. Kennedy AIC—Sacramento, California

Best Special Project

Howard Middle School Law Awareness Mock Trial (P12744)
George C. Young First Central Florida AIC—Orlando, Florida

2013

First Place

Money Talk$ So Nobody Walks: The Persistent Funding Crisis in Indigent Defense (P12235)
The American Inn of Court of Acadiana—Lafayette, Louisiana

Second Place

Inferno: The Dalia Vargas Story (P12234)
The Philadelphia Criminal Law American Inn of Court—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Third Place

Who Makes the Call? (P12272)
The Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court—Sacramento, California

Best Special Project

The History and Influence of the English Inns of Court: An Evening With Professor Sir John Hamilton Baker (P12262)
The Temple American Inn of Court—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2012

First Place 

My Fair JD (P12050)
The Joseph A. Ball/Clarence S. Hunt American Inn of Court—Long Beach, California

Second Place

Law is a Battlefield (P12096)
The Judge Consuelo M. Callahan American Inn of Court—Stockton, California

Third Place

A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Social Media Galaxy: An Interactive Program in the Ethical and Effective Use of Social Media by Judges and Lawyers (P12035)
The Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court—San Diego, California

Best Special Project

Historic Regional Inn Debate Program: "This House Believes the Declaration of Independence was an Illegal Document" (P12118)
The Temple American Inns of Court—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2011

First Place 

A Day in the Legal Life of the Beatles: It's Been A Hard Day's Night! (P12009)
The American Inn of Court of Acadiana—Lafayette, Louisiana

Second Place

The Art of Exceptional Advocacy (P12006)
The Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court—Houston, Texas

Third Place

Lawyer Sings the Blues: Impairment, Privilege, and Protection of the Public (P11965)
The American Inn of Court of Acadiana—Lafayette, Louisiana

2010

First Place

Oral Advocacy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (P11808)
The Honorable William A. Ingram American Inn of Court—San Jose, California

Second Place

Civility Wars: The Umpire Strikes Back (P11866)
The Temple American Inn of Court—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Third Place (Two-way tie)

The Reasonable and Ethical Conduct of Attorneys Using Social Media (P11829)
The Sagamore American Inn of Court—Indianapolis, Indiana

Whose Case is This Anyway? (P11844)
The Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court—Sacramento, California

2009

First Place

Attorneys Say the Darndest Things (P11732)
The Villanova Law J. Willard O'Brien AIC—Villanova, Pennsylvania

Second Place

Discovery Abuse—An Intervention (P11678)
The Sagamore AIC—Indianapolis, Indiana

Third Place  (Three-way tie)

Insider Trading: Under the Microscope (P11663)
The New York AIC—New York, New York

The Difficult Client (P11731)
The Villanova Law J. Willard O'Brien AIC—Villanova, Pennsylvania

WWLD? What Would Lincoln Do?—An Interactive Program in Legal Ethics (P11737)
The Louis M. Welsh AIC—San Diego, California