First Book of the Year in Law Award
The 2009 event was held at the Library of Congress. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia received the “Book of the Year in Law” Award. Allen Fagin, Chairman of Proskauer Rose LLP, was the dinner chair. Chief Judge Judith Kaye, New York Court of Appeals (retired); Chairman Sheila C. Bair, FDIC; and Professor Richard Neumann, Jr., Hofstra University School of Law also received awards. A “Lifetime Writing in Law and Entertainment” Award was presented to David E. Kelley, a leading screenwriter and producer.