Berkeley Law’s Best: Pro Bono and Public Interest Award Winners Honor the School’s Mission (05/24/2022) This year’s award recipients stand out among extraordinary individual and collective commitment across the legal landscape to improve people’s lives. Educator Extraordinaire: Andrew Bradt Receives UC Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award (05/10/2022) Students and colleagues hail the Berkeley Law professor, one of just five campus-wide winners this year, for his tireless preparation and passionate dedication. Abbye Atkinson Wins American Constitution Society’s First Ruth Bader Ginsburg Scholar Award (04/22/2022) Atkinson says she’s thrilled to get the award, which recognizes an early-career academic who shares Ginsburg’s passion for justice. Race, Medicine, and Law Scholar Osagie K. Obasogie Wins Guggenheim Fellowship (04/15/2022) Obasogie says he is “thrilled and grateful” to be one of this year’s 180 recipients of the prestigious fellowship. Eleanor Swift Honored with AALS Evidence Section Lifetime Achievement Award (12/20/2021) “Eleanor is precisely the type of life-long evidence scholar, teacher, mentor, and role model who is deserving of the Wigmore Award,” one nomination reads. Service Stars: Pro Bono, Clinic, Practicum Award Winners Reflect Berkeley Law’s Public Mission (05/17/2021) A dozen Berkeley Law community members, including nine students, are honored for their exemplary efforts providing legal help. ‘Superhuman’ Professor Molly Van Houweling Receives Major Campus Teaching Award (05/06/2021) Her herculean efforts to help the law school make Zoom learning work earned her UC Berkeley’s new Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times award. Professor Bertrall Ross Receives Berkeley Law’s Annual Rutter Award for Teaching Distinction (04/02/2021) Present and past students hail Ross, a faculty member since 2010, for his dedication to teaching both inside and outside the classroom. Star Power: Berkeley Law Honors Four Pro Bono and Public Service Standouts (05/14/2020) Kiki Tapiero ’20 and Alex Copper ’20 win Berkeley Law’s Pro Bono Champion award while Safa Ansari-Bayegan ’20 and Miguel Soto receive its Eleanor Swift Award for Public Service. Top Teacher: Amanda Tyler to Receive Rutter Award for Teaching Distinction (02/21/2020) Tyler is widely revered for her commitment to teaching—and to her students’ aspirations. A-Plus: Professor Franklin Zimring Wins Criminology’s Top International Award (11/08/2019) Zimring, a pioneering scholar in the study of violent crime for half a century, shares the prestigious Stockholm Prize in Criminology with UC Berkeley Ph.D. Philip Cook. Berkeley Law Welcomes Stellar Group of New Faculty Members (07/17/2019) The school’s new faculty bring top credentials and a huge range of practice-area and doctrinal expertise. Grateful Thread: Citation Award Winners Track Career Success, Joy to Berkeley (06/14/2019) Judge Holly Fujie ’78, James McManis ’67, Benson Cohen ’04, Barry Scheck ’74, and Professor David Lieberman are honored at the annual ceremony. Andrew Bradt Wins Annual Rutter Award for Teaching Distinction (03/20/2019) Students describe Bradt, a leading expert on federal multidistrict litigation, as a “brilliant instructor” and an “invaluable mentor.” Talented Trio: Top Law School Honors Given to Ta ’03, Cooter, Nellis ’66 (06/21/2018) They were honored with the annual Young Alumni Award, Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award, and Citation Award, respectively. Inspired Campaign Names Classroom for Professor Jesse Choper (06/18/2018) Friends share fond memories of Choper during a heartwarming ceremony dedicating Classroom 130 in his name. With Two Recent Awards in Tow, Jeffrey Selbin Discusses His Clinical Passion (05/15/2018) The director of Berkeley Law’s Policy Advocacy Clinic is honored for his effective, community-driven teaching and research. Robert Bartlett Wins Annual Rutter Award for Teaching Distinction (04/25/2018) A key driver of Berkeley Law’s surging business law program, Bartlett cites clarity, relevance, and inclusiveness as his top classroom priorities. Berkeley Law Dominates Privacy Papers For Policymakers Awards (12/20/2017) Chetan Gupta ’16 LL.M. and Professors Paul Schwartz, Kenneth Bamberger, and Deirdre Mulligan are recognized for their seminal privacy scholarship. Award-winning Scholar Rachel Stern Sheds Light on China’s Evolving Legal System (12/01/2017) Stern aims to show how the nation’s new judicial transparency is changing its practice of law. Trio Honored at Berkeley Law’s Citation Award Luncheon (06/19/2017) Ted Lee ’59, Professor Stephen Sugarman, and Ann O’Leary ’05 receive awards for their exemplary work. Q&A: Linos’ Carnegie Fellowship and the Global Refugee Crisis (05/09/2017) Linos will study an urgent global challenge: the European refugee crisis. Teaching Trio Celebrated with Boalt Lecturer Awards (05/08/2017) Charles Denton, Janice Kosel ’71 and Antonio Rossmann are honored for their service to the law school. Katerina Linos Awarded a Prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellowship (04/26/2017) Each fellow receives up to $200,000 to fund significant research in the social sciences and humanities—the most generous stipend of its kind. Law School Ceremony Honors New Faculty Chairs (03/02/2017) Professors Melissa Murray, Kenneth Bamberger, Christopher Tomlins, Sonia Katyal and Angela Onwuachi-Willig were feted at a recent ceremony. Kristen Holmquist to Receive Rutter Award for Teaching Distinction (02/13/2017) The annual award honors a Berkeley Law educator who inspires students and demonstrates a deep commitment to teaching. Andrea Roth Wins Berkeley Law’s Rutter Award for Teaching Distinction (03/02/2016) Students hail her dedication and interest in them both as people and budding lawyers. Herma Hill Kay Receives Lifetime Achievement Award (02/25/2016) Herma Hill Kay, former dean of Berkeley Law and professor for more than 50 years, has received the Association of American Law Schools’ 2015 Triennial Award for Lifetime Service to Legal Education and the Law. Star Quartet Honored at Berkeley Law’s Citation Award Dinner (10/28/2015) Michele Roberts ’80, John Phillips ’69, Eleanor Swift, and Tirien Steinbach ’99 are recognized for their talent, drive, and willingness to give back.