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The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation generously funds research grants for early career and senior scholars. This year they funded 11 early career grants and 2 senior grants. The recipiants of these grants were:
Early Career Grants:
--Kate Elizabeth Brown
The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation funds three prizes at the ASLH. One for an article, one for a dissertation and a book award. The winners of the 2017 Cromwell Foundation prizes for 2017 were:
Sara Mayeux’s “What Gideon Did,” 116 Columbia Law Review 15 (2016).
Maeve Herbert Glass for her dissertation “These United States: A History of the Fracturing of America.”
As the Committee explained:
The Sutherland Prize was awarded to Professor Paul Brand, for his article ‘Judges and Juries in Civil Litigation in Later Medieval England: The Millon Thesis Reconsidered’, 37 Journal of Legal History (2016), 1-40.
The Committee prize committee also unanimously recommended that honourable mention be made of Professor Tim Hitchcock and Professor William J. Turkel’s article ‘The Old Bailey Proceedings, 1674-1913: Text Mining for Evidence of Court Behavior’, 34 Law and History Review (2016), 929-955.
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