2019 Joseph Story Award

The Joseph Story Award is named for Joseph Story, who was appointed to the Supreme Court at the age of 32, served as the first Dane Professor of Law at Harvard, and wrote the Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States. It is the successor to the Paul M. Bator Award

Starting in 2018, the Joseph Story Award is given annually to a young academic (40 and under) who has demonstrated excellence in legal scholarship, a commitment to teaching, a concern for students, and who has made a significant public impact in a manner that advances the rule of law in a free society. This award is presented during the Federalist Society's Annual Student Symposium. For past recipients of the Joseph Story Award, please visit here.

Nominations for the 2019 Joseph Story Award are now being accepted until October 5, 2018.

To make a nomination, please send the nominee's name along with relevant information that you would like the committee to consider to brigid.flaherty@fedsoc.org with "Joseph Story Award" in the subject line, or to the following address: 

Joseph Story Award
Attn: Brigid Flaherty
The Federalist Society
1776 I St., NW, Ste. 300
Washington, DC 20006