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The '''St. George Tucker Award''', created in 1995, is given each year to a member of the [[Marshall-Wythe School of Law]] adjunct faculty for outstanding service.
 
The '''St. George Tucker Award''', created in 1995, is given each year to a member of the [[Marshall-Wythe School of Law]] adjunct faculty for outstanding service.
  
St. George Tucker was the second professor of law at William and Mary and a pioneer in legal education. He drafted a formal description of the requirements for a law degree at the College, which included an exacting schedule of qualifying examinations in history, government and related pre-law subjects. Tucker's course material was published as the first American edition of ''Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England''. For a generation, Tucker's volume was considered the leading authority on American law.
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[[St. George Tucker]] was the second professor of law at [[William & Mary]] and a pioneer in legal education. He drafted a formal description of the requirements for a law degree at the College, which included an exacting schedule of qualifying examinations in history, government and related pre-law subjects. Tucker's course material was published as the first American edition of ''Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England''. For a generation, Tucker's volume was considered the leading authority on American law.
  
 
==The St. George Tucker Award Recipients==
 
==The St. George Tucker Award Recipients==
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2005-2006  Elizabeth M. Schmidt and Christie S. Warren
 
2005-2006  Elizabeth M. Schmidt and Christie S. Warren
  
2006-2007 ?
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2006-2007 Wilford Taylor, Jr., J.D. '78
  
 
2007-2008  Judge Wilford Taylor, Jr.
 
2007-2008  Judge Wilford Taylor, Jr.
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2009-2010  Neal J. Robinson
 
2009-2010  Neal J. Robinson
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2010-2011  John Tarley, Jr., class of 1992
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:47, 9 September 2019

The St. George Tucker Award, created in 1995, is given each year to a member of the Marshall-Wythe School of Law adjunct faculty for outstanding service.

St. George Tucker was the second professor of law at William & Mary and a pioneer in legal education. He drafted a formal description of the requirements for a law degree at the College, which included an exacting schedule of qualifying examinations in history, government and related pre-law subjects. Tucker's course material was published as the first American edition of Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England. For a generation, Tucker's volume was considered the leading authority on American law.

The St. George Tucker Award Recipients

incomplete list: no mention of the award in The Advocate or Flat Hat in the period 2004-2006

1995-2005 ?

2005-2006 Elizabeth M. Schmidt and Christie S. Warren

2006-2007 Wilford Taylor, Jr., J.D. '78

2007-2008 Judge Wilford Taylor, Jr.

2008-2009 Jeffrey Breit

2009-2010 Neal J. Robinson

2010-2011 John Tarley, Jr., class of 1992

Material in the Special Collections Research Center

In the News

References

  • The Flat Hat
  • The Advocate



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A Note About The Contents Of This Wiki
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