Distinguished Alumni Awards

Created by the Volume 89 Board of Editors, the Distinguished Alumni Awards are granted each year by the current Board of Editors at the annual spring banquet. We look to Law Review alumni to nominate other alumni who have made extraordinary contributions to the profession and the greater good of society. Please tell us about colleagues who should be considered for an award this year by nominating them by mail or online.


The Minnesota Law Review Volume 95 Board and Staff is no longer accepting nominations for the 2010-11 Distinguished Alumni Awards, to be presented at the Law Review Annual Banquet in April, 2010.

We look forward to celebrating with you the accomplishments of fellow Law Review members at our Annual Banquet.

Please email nominations to Kate Baxter-Kauf (kaufx001@umn.edu) and Jennifer Gover Bannon (gover001@umn.edu).

If you’d prefer, you may send the information to:

Minnesota Law Review
University of Minnesota Law School
Attn: Kate Baxter-Kauf and Jennifer Gover Bannon
229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Past Recipients

2012 Award Recipients

  • Cheryl Heilman (Vol. 64-65)
  • Joseph M. Price (Vols. 55-56)

2011 Award Recipients

  • Allen I. Saeks (Vol. 38-39)
  • James D. Steiner (Vols. 55-56)

2010 Award Recipients

  • Ralph Strangis (Vol. 42-43)
  • Lee R. Mitau (Vols. 55-56)

2009 Award Recipients

  • Philip S. Garon (Vol. 55-56)
  • Ronald J. Schutz (Vol. 65)

2008 Award Recipients

  • The Honorable Diana Murphy
  • The Honorable David Doty

2007 Award Recipients

  • The Honorable Myron Bright
  • Sam Kaplan
  • John Mooty

2006 Award Recipients

  • James T. Hale
  • Robert A. Stein
  • The Honorable John R. Tunheim

2005 Award Recipients

  • The Honorable William C. Canby, Jr.
  • Stanley Efron
  • Professor Joyce A. Hughes
  • Richard G. Lareau
  • Vice President Walter F. Mondale
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