Highlighted Gavel Award Winners

1958 - 2017

These past winners have been selected for the 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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Tarlton Law Library

The Tarlton Law Library, Jamail Center for Legal Research at the University of Texas School of Law houses the permanent Gavel Awards archives for the ABA. The archive also maintains a keyword searchable online archive of Gavel Award winners dating back to 1987.