About IJ: Honors and Accolades

 

Honors and Accolades

Over the years the Institute for Justice and IJ.org have been honored to receive several honors and accolades; here are a few of the more recent ones.  Our staff and attorneys have also received some distinguished individual honors.

IJ Awards

Communicator Award
2014

Advertise Your Legal Product, Get Thrown in Jail video

Telly Award
2014

Gov’t Says “Naaaayyy” to Horse Massage video


Telly Award
2014

Little American Dream Factory video


Telly Award
2014

Feds Raid Family Grocery Store’s Checking Account video

Telly Award
2014

Government Restricts Homemade Cookie Sales video


Top-10 Charity by Financial News Site TheStreet.com
2013

Jim Cramer’s TheStreet.com has named IJ one of its 10 Best Charities for Christmas 2013.  The Mad Money guru recognized IJ’s excellent mission and management. 

 


 

Charity Navigator Four Star Charity 
2001-2014

For the 13th consecutive year the Institute for Justice has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for its high percentage of donations going to programs and the strength of its long-term planning and sustainability.  See IJ's rating on the Charity Navigator website


Telly Award
2013

Motel Caswell video


Telly Award
2013

License to Work video


Videographer Award
2013

Epic Public Interest Bootcamp: A weekend for law students video


Videographer Award
2013

Government Censors Internet Pet Vet video


Telly Award
2013

Washington D.C. Food Fight video


W3 Award
2013

Website: ij.org


Communicator Silver Award
2012

IJ's newsletter Liberty & Law


Communicator Silver Award
2012

I Am IJ Calendar


Hermes Creative Platinum Award
2012

Road to the U.S. Supreme Court Video


Hermes Creative Platinum Award
2012

Can the Gov’t Make Entrepreneurs Do Useless Things for No Reason? Video


Telly Award
2012

Awarded for the 20th Anniversary I am IJ video.


Telly Award
2012

Awarded for the F.L.O.S.S video.


Communicator Award of Excellence
2011

Video: Can't Chuck Get His Business Off the Ground?


Hermes Creative Gold Award
2011

Mount Holly Campaign


Webby People's Voice Award
2010

The Institute for Justice website was named a winner in the Law category for the Webby People’s Voice Award.  More than 700,000 votes were cast in the Webby’s People’s Voice Awards with 10,000 entries from around the world.  Being honored for a Webby Award signifies the highest standard of excellence.  The Webby is the “leading international award honoring excellence in web design, creativity, usability and functionality.”

The Webby People’s Voice Award was voted on by people like you who know and love the work IJ has done over the years.  Thank you to everyone who voted for us.


W3 Gold Award
2010

Policing for Profit video

Communicator Award of Distinction
2010

City of Dallas Bans Signs for Samm Businesses video

Telly Award
2009

Awarded for the Saga of San Tan Flat video.

Gold Communicator Award
2009

Awarded for the Saga of San Tan Flat video.

Gold Communicator Award
2009

Awarded for ij.org.

Washingtonian’s Greatest Places to Work
2005

Washingtonian magazine, the leading metropolitan Washington, D.C., monthly magazine, recently named the Institute for Justice as one of the top places to work!

National Journal Top 5 Civil Rights Websites
2007


Webby Official Honoree
2007

The Institute for Justice website has been selected as an Official Honoree of the 11th Annual Webby Awards 2007.


Davey Award
2007

Not for Sale DVD 

Hermes Creative Gold Award
2007

Hands off My Home poster


Hermes Creative Platinum Award
2007

Four Pillars Society brochure

Hermes Creative Gold Award
2007

Liberty & Law newsletter

Hermes Creative Gold Award
2007

Opening the Floodgates

Marcom Gold Award
2007

Not for Sale DVD

Webby Official Honoree
2006

The Institute for Justice website has been selected as an Official Honoree of the 10th Annual Webby Awards 2007.
 
Platinum MarCom Creative Award
2005

www.ij.org received a 2005 Platinum award from MarCom Creative Awards

Webby Award Nomination
2005

The Insitute for Justice website was nominatined for a Webby Award. Being honored for a Webby Award signifies the highest standard of excellence. The Webby is the "leading international award honoring excellence in web design, creativity, usability and functionality."

 
Public Relations Society of America Bronze Anvil Award
1997


Individual Honors

The Bradley Prize
Chip Mellor
June 2012 

The Bradley Prizes formally recognize individuals of extraordinary talent and dedication who have made contributions of excellence in areas consistent with The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation’s mission.


The National Law Journal Appellate Lawyer of the Week
Bill Maurer
March 2011

The National Law Journal Rising Stars: Washington's 40 under 40
Bert Gall
2009 


Washington Law & Politics Magazine Rising Star
Michael Bindas
2008


Washington Law & Politics Magazine Rising Star
Michael Bindas
2006


Outstanding Institute for Humane Studies Alummi Award for Significant Contributions to the Advancement of Liberty
Scott Bullock
2005

Drum Major for Justice Award presented by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference for the Protection of Private Property Rights in Mississippi
Scott Bullock
2002 

 


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