The Paul Selvin Award

Presented to that member whose script best embodies the spirit of the constitutional and civil rights and liberties which are indispensable to the survival of free writers everywhere and to those whose defense Paul Selvin committed his professional life.

PREVIOUS PAUL SELVIN AWARD RECIPIENTS:

2014 - Alex Gibney (We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks)
2013 - Tony Kushner (Lincoln)
2012 - Tate Taylor (The Help)
2011 - Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth (Fair Game)
2010 - Anthony Peckham (Invictus)
2009 - Dustin Lance Black (Milk)
2008 - Robert Eisele and Jeffrey Porro (The Great Debaters)
2006 - George Clooney and Grant Heslov (Good Night, and Good Luck)
2005 - Don Payne (The Simpsons - "Fraudcast News")
2004 - Jason Horwitch (The Pentagon Papers)
2003 - John Wierick and Jacob Krueger (The Matthew Shepard Story)
2002 - Timothy J. Sexton (For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story)
2001 - Doug Wright (Quills)
2000 - Eric Roth and Michael Mann (The Insider)
1999 - Frank Military (Blind Faith)
1998 - Gregory Poirier (Rosewood)
1997 - Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (The People vs. Larry Flynt)
1996 - David E. Kelley (Picket Fences - "Final Judgment")
1995 - Thomas Baum Priscilla Prestwidge & Keith Pierce (Witness To The Execution)
1994 - Gary Ross (Dave)
1993 - Cynthia Whitcomb (Guilty Until Proven Innocent)
1992 - George Stevens Jr. (Separate But Equal - "Parts I and II")
1991 - Michael Lazarou (Heat Wave)
1990 - Allison Cross (Roe vs. Wade)