The Morris I. Leibman Award in Law and National Security
The Morris I. Leibman Award in Law and National Security, established by the Standing Committee on Law and National Security in 1997, honors the memory of Morris I. Leibman, a distinguished lawyer, co-founder of the Standing Committee, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Award recognizes the examples of Mr. Leibman’s lifelong dedication to the rule of law, leadership in the field of law and national security affairs, and continuing support for those engaged in the field.
Persons eligible for the Award must have demonstrated a sustained commitment to and made exceptional contributions to the field of law and national security; whether through government service, legal scholarship or otherwise, their professional accomplishments must have notably benefitted or advanced the field of law and national security affairs.
Nomination Criteria and Application Requirements