Anti-defamation League's Elbert P. Tuttle Jurisprudence Award
On May 31st 2002 Ed Garland received the Elbert P. Tuttle Jurisprudence Award given by the Anti-Defamation League. The Anti-Defamation League is one of the oldest and largest civil rights/human relations organizations in the nation. Through its research, materials, programs and advocacy, the ADL has been on the front lines of fighting racism, prejudice and bigotry and defending democratic ideals. In 1998, the ADL established the Elbert P. Tuttle Award to honor individuals in the legal community who best exemplify Judge Tuttle and ADL’s steadfast mission to secure justice and fair treatment for all people. Elbert Parr Tuttle served as a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits from 1954 to 1995, and as Chief Judge of the Fifth Circuit from 1960 to 1967. Under his leadership, the Fifth Circuit gave meaning to the constitutional guarantee of equal protection to all Americans.