Academic Awards at WCL

Name of Award Recipient
Administrative Law Review Award Best student article in the Administrative Law Review.
Casto-Southard Award Annual award for the student(s) with highest scholastic average in constitutional law.
Clair A. Cripe Award Student who has been outstanding in correctional law.
Dean's Award for Professional Responsibility Proficiency and high ethical standards, as shown by participation in third-year clinical practice in Maryland, Virginia, or the District of Columbia.
Energy and Natural Resource Law Fund Prize For excellence in the study of natural resource law.
Gillett Prize Highest scholastic course average.
International Academy of Trial Lawyers Advocacy Award For outstanding ability in courtroom advocacy.
Human Rights Brief Award Best student article in the Human Rights Brief.
International Law Review Award Best student work published in the International Law Review.
Journal of Gender, Social Policy, and the Law Award Best student work in the Journal of Gender, Social Policy, and the Law.
Lura E. Turley Prize Best student article in the Law Review.
Mooers Trophy Outstanding students in Trial Practice.
Mussey Prize Highest scholastic average during the last year of study. in both the full-time and part-time divisions.
Outstanding Graduate Award JD and LLM graduates selected by the faculty.
Outstanding Research and Writing Award LLM graduate with outstanding ability in research and writing.
Solf Award LLM graduate in international legal studies with highest scholastic average.
T. Morton McDonald Scholarship Award For excellence in the field of legal research.
Alumni Award Student who substantially contributes to student activities and the progress of the law school.
William Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson and Lione Award For excellence in copyright, trademark, or patent law.


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