Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States John Paul Stevens signs a book for attorney Hugh Schwartzberg Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples, Fla. Retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States John Paul Stevens was awarded with the prestigious Benjamin Nathan Cardozo Memorial Award. Tau Epsilon Rho Law Society began presenting the honor in 1941. It is given to individuals whose life's work resemble the standard and principles of Cardozo. Members of the community were invited to attend this event beginning with a wine and cheese reception at 6:00p.m., followed by a four-course dinner at 7:00p.m. The cost was $150.00 per person. The award ceremony took place at around 8 p.m.