J. Duboff Memorial Award
The Samuel J. Duboff Award is named for the late Samuel J. Duboff,
who served as Chair of Modern Courts' Executive Committee for 19
years. The Duboff award recognizes non-lawyers who make outstanding
contributions toward improving the quality of justice in New York
J. McCloy Award
The John J. McCloy Award is named in honor of John J. McCloy, who
served as Chair of the Fund and Committee for Modern Courts from
1961-1978. Each year, the McCloy award recognizes lawyers who have
made outstanding contributions to improving the administration of
justice in New York State.
Hugh Jones Memorial Lecture
The Hugh Jones Memorial Lecture is named in honor of Judge Hugh
R. Jones, a former Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals.
R. Vance Tribute
In 2003, the Fund for Modern Courts inaugurated the Cyrus R. Vance
Tribute to honor Cyrus Vances vision, accomplishment, and
integrity in government. The Cyrus R. Vance Tribute recognizes a
notable public figure who exemplifies Vances legacy, and who
has made the New York State Court system more efficient, fair and
accessible to all.