The William S. Richardson School of Law will celebrate justice teaching, scholarship and advocacy on November 12, 2008, recognizing Three time National Award winner Professor Eric Yamamoto. The event will feature MacArthur Genius Fellow and Extraordinary Community Lawyer Julie Su. The day kicked off with a "Noon Justice Forum with Julie Su," and special remarks by Eric Yamamoto and Dean Soifer, at Classroom 2 from 1245-2pm. That evening, a private by-invitation only "Evening Justice Celebration" at the Oʻahu Country Club was held recognizing Prof Eric Yamamoto and featuring Julie Su.
Professor Yamamoto has received three national awards for his social justice scholarly work: The 2008 American Courage Award, the 2007 Equal Justice Society Inaugural 'Scholar Advocate' Award and the 2006 SALT Great Teacher Award.