Jack Wenders Scholar Award

In August the Institute for Justice awarded the first Jack Wenders Scholar Award to litigation intern Max Leeds.  The Wenders Award, created last winter as a memorial to IJ donor Jack Wenders, is designed to recognize a student who embodies the “IJ Way” by having a positive, open, resilient, principled and entrepreneurial attitude as well as a commitment to real-world results.  Max, who now attends UCLA School of Law, earned the $1,000 award by demonstrating a sincere enthusiasm for helping IJ attorneys and staff accomplish our mission in any way that he could, no matter how small.  As a result, he made a big difference this summer in our efforts to advance individual liberty.

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