Attn: 2014-15 Female Graduates

Arthur J. Goldberg Memorial Prize in Constitutional Law

This endowed prize was established by Ann Amer Brennan, Esquire, of the class 0f 1982, as a permanent memorial to the Honorable Arthur J. Goldberg, Associate Justice of The Supreme Court of the United States, Secretary of Labor, and United States Representative to the United Nations.  Justice Goldberg’s willingness to come to The University of Akron School of Law and teach, as the Inaugural Holder of both the David L. Brennan Chair of Law and the John F. Seiberling Chair in Constitutional Law, is hereby acknowledged through the establishment of this memorial tribute.

In recognition of Justice Goldberg’s continued interest in women’s rights and support for the intellectual development of women lawyers, this prize is awarded annually to a graduating senior woman (December and May combined), as determined by the Dean or his/her designee, with consideration given to the following criteria:

  1. Active interest in Constitutional Law as evidenced by course selection and extracurricular activities;
  2. Excellence in Constitutional Law as evidenced by class performance, extracurricular activities, or scholarly writing; and
  3. Leadership in the School of Law, the community, or the legal profession.

Female graduates interested in being considered for this prize should submit a resume and personal statement to Mrs. Misty D. Franklin, Dean’s Office, ON OR BEFORE Friday, April 17, 2015.  The prize will be awarded in May 2015.

If you have any questions, please contact Misty D. Franklin: