Deadline for David Carliner Public Interest Lawyer Award Is March 14

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The
American Constitution Society (ACS) is accepting applications for the 2011 David Carliner
Public Interest Award
through March 14. The
$10,000 award is for mid-career public interest lawyers whose work exemplifies
its namesake’ commitment to advocacy on behalf of marginalized people.

Wade
Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights,
is among the panel judges for the 2011 award, which also includes:

  • Nan
    Aron, President, Alliance for Justice
  • William
    Fletcher, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Patricia
    Wald, Former Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and Former
    Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
  • Deborah
    Carliner, Attorney; Vice President, ACLU-NCA
  • Jacob
    Remes, ACLS/Mellon Fellow, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and
    Culture, Concordia University  

To
learn more about the award and the life of David Carliner (1918-2007), please visit the ACS website.

Applications
for the 2011 Award must be received by 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, March
14, 2011.