Emanuel, Caplan honored for commitment to justice

Emanuel, Caplan honored for commitment to justice

Law professor Anne Emanuel and Atlanta lawyer Michael Caplan were honored Tuesday night for their commitment to justice during a reception at Newcastle, the Italian Renaissance Revival mansion of noted attorney Ed Garland and his wife Judy.

The Southern Center for Human Rights gave Emanuel, author of "Elbert Parr Tuttle: Chief Jurist of the Civil Rights Revolution," its Lifetime Achievement Award. Caplan, a lawyer at Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, was given the Gideon's Promise Award for his work in a recently settled right-to-counsel lawsuit.

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