BENJAMIN NATHAN CARDOZO MEMORIAL AWARD

   Tau Epsilon Rho Law Society established this award in 1941, and presents it periodically to those individuals whose life work best exemplifies the ideals of that great jurist.

    Previous receipients are:

1941 HON. ROBERT H. JACKSON, United States Attorney General and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

1945 HON. FRANK MURPHY, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

1946 BERNARD MANNES BARUCH, American Financier and financial advisor to Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt

1947 BARTLEY C. CRUM, famous Hollywood lawyer who was instrumental in the recognition of the State of Israel under President Harry S. Truman

1948 HON. FRED M. VINSON, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

1949 RABBI ABBA HILLEL SILVER, Leader of the Zionist Movement in America

1950 DR. RALPH J. BUNCHE, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and United Nations in Palestine

1952 HON. LEARNED HAND, Judge, United States Court of Appeals

1953 DR. HAROLD C. UREY, Professor of Chemistry, Institute of Nuclear Studies University of Chicago; Nobel Prize Winner for the Manhattan Project

1954 HON. HORACE STERN, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice 

1956 HON. JAMES G. MacDONALD, United States Ambassador to Israel

1957 HON. ROSCOE POUND, Dean Emeritus of Harvard Law School

1958 PEARL S. BUCK, Author and Nobel Prize Winner

1959 HON. WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

1960 HON. WILLIAM P. ROGERS, United States Attorney General

1961 HON. ADLAI E. STEVENSON, Ambassador to United Nations

1962 HON. LUIS MUNROZ MARIN, Governor of Puerto Rico

1963 HON. JOHN BIGGS, JR., Chief Judge 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals

1964 HON. HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States

1965 HIS EMINENCE JOHN CARDINAL CODY, Arch Bishop of Chicago

1966 WALTER PHILIP REUTHER, Labor Leader

1967 HON. ABBA EBAN, Foreign Minister of Israel

1968 BERNARD G. SEGAL, President of the American Bar Association

1971 WILLIAM PROXMIRE, United States Senator from Wisconsin

1973 HON. BORA LASKIN, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada

1978 LEON JAWORSKI, Special Watergate Prosecutor

1979 HON. WADE H. McCREE, JR., United States Solicitor General

1983 HON. LEWIS F. POWELL, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

1985 HOWARD M. METZENBAUM, United States Senator from Ohio

1988 HON. ABNER J. MIKVA, Judge, Circuit Court of Washington, D.C. and former counsel to the President of the United States

2010 HON. RUTH BADER GINSBURG, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

2012 HON. JOHN PAUL STEVENS, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

2015 HON. ANTONIN SCALIA, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court,