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.
As the prize committee explianed::
The Surrency Prize for 2017 was awarded to Jeffrey S Adler for “The Greatest Thrill I Get is When I Hear a Criminal Say, ‘Yes, I Did It’”: Race and the Third Degree in New Orleans, 1920-1945, Law and History Review 34 (Number 1, 2016): 1-44.
As the prize committee noted:
The 2017 John Phillip Reid Book Award was presented to Risa Goluboff, Vagrant Nation: Police Power, Constitutional Change, and the Making of the 1960s (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016).
[Ed. note: With the completion of this years American Society for Legal History meeting, H-Law will be posting the winners of the various book, article, and grant awards announced at the Saturday luncheon over the next few days.]
Call For Papers
Legal History and Originalism: Rethinking the Special Relationship
The Stanford Center for Law and History invites paper submissions from graduate students for its first annual conference, “Legal Histories of Policing and Surveillance.” SCLH’s goal is to bring together faculty, postdocs, and students for workshops, conferences, and lectures examining the relationships between law and history, broadly defined.