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Gilbert Lenz of the Criminal Appeals Clinic Wins "Bruce Robert Jacob Award"

​​​​Adjunct Professor of the Spring Criminal Appeals Clinic, Gilbert Lenz, was selected by the Illinois Public Defender Association to be the recipient of the Bruce Robert Jacob Award during their May 2022 conference. According to the State Appellate Defender website, this award is present to a Defender "whose efforts embody the core values of the Public Defender Movement in the United States and the State of Illinois. This award recognizes the efforts... which epitomize the selfless dedication to the constitutional precepts which form the basis of the criminal defense of the indigent accused in Illinois." The full description of the award can be found here