Shaw Honored at SJI Dinner

Spring 2014

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Professor Theodore M. Shaw ’79 received the Distinguished Public Interest Graduate of the Year Award from Social Justice Initiatives at the organization’s 2014 Honors Celebration. The award is presented each year to a Law School graduate who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to social justice. Shaw, a longtime civil rights attorney, worked for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund for 23 years, including four years as director-counsel. He was also instrumental in drafting the admissions policy that was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in its 2003 Grutter v. Bollinger decision.

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