Program Book

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Highlights Video

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BOOKS

SILVER GAVEL
Unwarranted: Policing Without Permission
Barry Friedman, Author Farrar, Straus and Giroux

HONORABLE MENTION
In Praise of Litigation
Alexandra Lahav, Author Oxford University Press


DOCUMENTARIES

SILVER GAVEL 
And Then They Came for Us
Ginzberg Productions
Abby Ginzberg, Producer and Co-Director
Ken Schneider, Editor and Co-Director
Tatsu Aoki, Composer
Richard Cahan, Associate Producer and Photo Historian

HONORABLE MENTION
They Call Us Monsters
BMP Films
Ben Lear, Director
Sasha Alpert, Producer


DRAMA and LITERATURE

SILVER GAVEL
Marshall 
Michael Koskoff and Jacob Koskoff, Writers 
Reginald Hudlin, Director and Producer Paula Wagner and Jonathan Sanger, Producers 
Chestnut Ridge Productions and Hudlin Entertainment 
Open Road Films and Starlight Media


NEWSPAPERS

SILVER GAVEL 
Death-Penalty Defense Drama at Guantanamo War Court Miami Herald Carol Rosenberg, Military Affairs Reporter Dave Wilson, Senior Editor

HONORABLE MENTION
Secrecy Rules
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN) James Shiffer, Reporter


RADIO

SILVER GAVEL
Breakdown Season 6: A Jury of His Peers 
WNYC Studios The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Richard Halicks, Senior Editor Kevin Riley, Editor-in-Chief Bill Rankin, Legal Affairs Writer
Pete Corson, Audience Specialist

HONORABLE MENTION
Null and Void
Radiolab at WNYC
Maria Matasar-Padilla, Managing Director
Tracie Hunte, Reporter Matt Kielty, Producer
Soren Wheeler, Managing Editor


TELEVISION

SILVER GAVEL
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail 
PBS Distribution, Frontline, and ITVS Mitten Media, Motto Pictures and Kartemquin Films Production 
Steve James, Director 
Mark Mitten, Producer 
Julie Goldman, Producer


Full Ceremony