American Bar Association 2009 GAVEL AWARDS Recognizing Outstanding Efforts To Foster Public Understanding of the Law

American Bar Association
2009 GAVEL AWARDS
Recognizing Outstanding Efforts
To Foster Public Understanding of the Law


 Books
Silver Gavel
Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror, A Public Defender's Inside Account
Other Press
New York, New York
Steven T. Wax, Author

Honorable Mention
The Origins of Reasonable Doubt
Yale University Press
New Haven, Connecticut
James Q. Whitman, Author

 Commentary
Silver Gavel
" Open Discovery Columns"
The Plain Dealer
Cleveland, Ohio
Regina Brett, Columnist
 Documentaries
Silver Gavel
Writ Writer
Passage Productions and Independent Television Service with Latino Public Broadcasting
Austin, Texas
Susanne Mason, Producer/Director
Dagoberto Gilb, Writer
Jesse Borrego, Narrator
Deborah Eve Lewis, Cinematographer
 Drama and Literature
Silver Gavel
The Response
Look at the Moon Productions, University of Maryland School of Law and Venable LLP
Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC
Sig Libowitz, Writer/ Producer
Adam Rodgers, Director
Steve Bell, Editor
Richard Chisolm, Cinematographer
Aaron Symonds, Composer
Aasif Mandvi, Kate Mulgrew, Peter Riegert and Sig Libowitz, Cast
 Newspapers
Silver Gavel
"Broken Families, Broken Courts"
San Jose Mercury News
San Jose, California
Karen de Sa, Staff Writer
Fredric Tulsky, Investigations Editor
 Radio
Honorable Mention
American Purgatory: Political Asylum in the Age of Terrorism
Paris, France and New York, New York
Sarah Elzas and Olivia Bueno, Co-Producers

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