2024 Joseph Story Award

The Joseph Story Award is named for Joseph Story, who was appointed to the Supreme Court at the age of 32, served as the first Dane Professor of Law at Harvard, and wrote the Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States. It is the successor to the Paul M. Bator Award

Starting in 2018, the Joseph Story Award is given annually to a young academic (tenure-track for 10 years or less or 40 years of age or fewer) who has demonstrated excellence in legal scholarship, a commitment to teaching, a concern for students, and who has made a significant public impact in a manner that advances the rule of law in a free society. This award is presented during the Federalist Society's Annual Student Symposium. Past recipients of the Joseph Story Award are listed below. The nomination window typically begins in the Fall and concludes by the end of October. Nominations should be submitted to the faculty division via email with the name of the nominee and any relevant inforomation you would like the commitee to consider with "Joseph Story Award," in the subject line.  

Past Joseph Story Award Recipients