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Seeking Nominations for 2013 John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award

Monday, November 12, 2012

The John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award was established by the ABA Section of Litigation in 1990. It is named for The Honorable John Minor Wisdom, a scholar and jurist of the highest integrity whose tenure on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is best known for its recognition of constitutional rights of all citizens. Recipients of the Wisdom Awards have made outstanding contributions to the quality of justice in their communities, ensuring that the legal system is open and available to all.

For more information about the award and a link to the nomination form, please visit

The deadline for receipt of the nomination forms and accompanying documentation is December 4, 2012. If you have any questions about the Award, please contact Linda Caradine-Poinsett at

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