2020 Silver Gavel Awards

The ABA will honor media in six catergories, while media in five categories received honorable mentions. See all of the honorees and finalists, including links to their winning works.

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2020 Virtual Silver Gavel Awards Presentation

Join the ABA in honoring the recipients of the 2020 Silver Gavel Awards. Each of the honorees has amazing work to deepen the public’s understanding of law and the legal system.

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Selection Criteria and Entry Requirements

The American Bar Association has established the following criteria for selecting entries to receive Gavel Awards: the extent to which entry addresses the Gavel Awards’ purpose/objectives; educational value of legal information or issues treated; and the impact on, or outreach to, the public. Please click the link to learn more.

2019 American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award Winners

The winners have been selected for the 2019 Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts, which recognize outstanding work that fosters the American public’s understanding of law and the legal system. This is the ABA’s highest honor in recognition of this purpose.

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2018 American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award Winners

On May 23, 2018 The American Bar Association announced its selections for the 2018 Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts.

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2017 American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award Winners

On May 10, 2017 The American Bar Association announced its selections for the 2017 Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts.

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