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Three Steps Forward
Morris Dees speaks on war against hate

Diallo's Mother Speaks at Colby
"He was doing nothing wrong. He was not armed. . ."


Award Honors the Late Morton A. Brody
First recipient devotes career to judiciary


Plane Crash Claims Edson V. Mitchell '75
Colby benefactor dies in plane crash; award bestowed in his name


Paul Paganucci Passes
Trustee, longtime Colby friend, dies at 69


Colby By the Numbers
How many tons of fertilizer?

  Wit and Wisdom
What we're saying and where we're saying it

Q & A
Alan LaPan talks about being there for students, "out" at Colby


Calabresi to Receive First Brody Award

Guido Calabresi
United States Circuit Judge Guido Calabresi

United States Circuit Judge Guido Calabresi of New Haven, Conn., was chosen as the inaugural recipient of the Morton A. Brody Distinguished Judicial Service Award, to be presented April 18. Calabresi also will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree and will deliver a public lecture in Given Auditorium.

The Brody Award was established to recognize a federal or state judge who demonstrates the qualities of integrity, compassion, humanity and judicial excellence--in memory of the Honorable Morton Brody, a U.S. District Court judge who passed away in March 2000. Brody, a long-time Waterville resident, taught courses at Colby on the judicial system, was the husband of Associate Dean of Admissions Judith Brody '58 and was long a friend of the College.

Calabresi was born in Italy and in 1939, at age 6, immigrated to the United States with his family to escape fascism. Prior to his appointment in 1994 as U.S. Circuit Court Judge for the Second Circuit, he was dean and Sterling Professor at the Yale Law School, where he continues to serve as a member of the faculty. He earned a B.S. and an LL.B. degree at Yale as well as a B.A.and an M.A. (as a Rhodes Scholar) at Oxford University. He clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black in 1958-59 before returning to Yale to teach. He has written four influential books.

The Brody Award selection committee is chaired by Brock Hornby, chief judge of the Federal District Court in Maine, and includes distinguished active and retired judges, lawyers, law professors, representatives of the College and a member of the Brody family.


Small Triumphs: Alex Quigley '99 finds reason for both hope and despair in the Mississippi Delta
A Ray of Hope: Brittany Ray '93 inspires where she found her inspiration
An Education CEO: Robert Furek '65 brings accountability to Hartford public schools
Charting Success: James Verrilli '83 directs charter school turn-around in Newark
Perspectives on Reform: Colby experts discuss reform and the purpose of education

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