The prize, the school’s highest honor, goes to social justice advocates. Louisville native and journalist Bob Edwards will join Robinson at the event for an on-stage discussion on national issues.

Robinson’s schedule:

  • 10:30 a.m. – Wreath laying ceremony in the portico of the law school, a tradition upheld by Brandeis Award winners.
  • 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Open forum with law students in Room 275. Robinson will answer questions afterward.
  • 6 p.m. – Award ceremony begins, The Brown Hotel, 335 W. Broadway

 Contact: Cindy Hess at 502-271-7796 or

Cindy Hess
Communications Director Cindy Hess has oversight for day-to-day operations in media relations and covers prestigious scholars, the College of Education and Human Development and Brandeis School of Law. She reports to the Media Relations Director, has a heckuva good resume, and faithfully eats kale for lunch every day. Cindy has more than 25 years of experience in media relations, investor relations, marketing and corporate communications and is the unit’s only employee entrusted to buy tickets for lottery pools.