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.
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:
Aron, President, Alliance for Justice
Fletcher, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Wald, Former Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and Former
Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
Carliner, Attorney; Vice President, ACLU-NCA
Remes, ACLS/Mellon Fellow, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and
Culture, Concordia University
learn more about the award and the life of David Carliner (1918-2007), please visit the ACS website.
for the 2011 Award must be received by 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, March