St. George Tucker Award
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
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
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