Recognizing Outstanding Efforts to Foster Public Understanding of Law

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BOOKS

SILVER GAVEL

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the
American City

Matthew Desmond, Author
Penguin Random House/Crown Publishers

HONORABLE MENTION
Blood in the Water: The Attica
Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy
Heather Ann Thompson, Author
Penguin Random House/Pantheon Books

DOCUMENTARIES

SILVER GAVEL

Do Not Resist
VANISH Films
Craig Atkinson, Director
Laura Hartrick, Producer

NEWSPAPERS

HONORABLE MENTION  
Forsaken: Florida's Broken Mental Health System
Sun Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Dana Banker, Managing Editor
Megan O’Matz, Sally Kestin, and Stephen Hobbs, Reporters
John Maines, Database Editor

RADIO

SILVER GAVEL
More Perfect
WNYC Studios
Jad Abumrad, Executive Producer, Host, Creator
Suzie Lechtenberg, Executive Producer
Kelsey Padgett, Producer, Reporter
Sean Rameswaram, Correspondent
Tobin Low, Producer

TELEVISION

SILVER GAVEL
Trapped
Trilogy Films
Dawn Porter, Director
Marilyn Ness, Producer