The Eisenberg Prize
About the Award
The Academy created the Eisenberg Prize to recognize the publication of high-quality articles in the field of appellate practice and procedure. The award is named in honor of the late Howard B. Eisenberg, Dean of the Marquette University Law School, and an early Academy member. The author of the winning article receives a $2000 cash prize.
2020 – 2021 Eisenberg Prize Recipient
The Kathleen McCree Lewis Award
About The Award
The Kathleen McCree Lewis Award for Appellate Justice was created in honor of Academy past president Kathleen McCree Lewis, who died shortly after completing her term as president. The Academy’s Board of Directors wanted to recognize Kathleen's warmth, elegance, and especially her devotion to appellate justice.
2022 Kathleen McCree Lewis Award Recipient
Charles A. Bird (posthumously)
Academy Past President Charles A. Bird was recognized for his contribution to and impact on the delivery of appellate justice with the publication of his book, Advance Topics in Appellate Practice: The Path of Mastery.
Blake A. Hawthorne
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy
Sanford (Sandy) Svetcov
Arthur J. England Jr.