Liberty Bell and Justice Award Winners Announced:
The 2011 Liberty Bell and Justice Awards will be presented at the YLD Annual Meeting set for October 28, 2011 at the Hawaii Convention Center.
The Liberty Bell Award
honors non-lawyers or organizations who have helped to promote a better understanding and respect of government, for the legal system and an appreciation of the role of law in our society.
2011 Award Recipient: KHON FOX TV2- ACTION LINE
The Justice Award
honors an attorney who has made an outstanding contribution to the ideals of justice. Considered factors include the extent of pro bono legal services, efforts to actively support legal activities beneficial to society as a whole and work that encourages the education of the public on legal issues.
2011 Award Recipient: Elizabeth M. Zack
Other awards to be announced at the Annual Meeting will include:
Best 2nd Year Law School Paper: DANNY B. PATEL “Hawaii’s Parental Discipline Defense: Protecting Parents’ Rights to Discipline Their Children, Failing to Protect Children From Abuse”
Bernard Levinson Award for Best Constitutional Law Paper: BERNICE KRAUSE “Context Matters: Ricci v DeStefano”