Harvard Law School has awarded the 2013-14 Raoul Berger-Mark DeWolfe Howe Legal History Fellowship to Sara Mayeux. She is a graduate of Princeton and Stanford Law School and is a Ph.D. candidate in history at Stanford University. She is currently clerking for the Honorable Marsha Berzon of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Her research focuses on the development of American criminal law and criminal justice institutions. She is the author of “The Origins of Back-end Sentencing in California: A Dispatch from the Archives,” Stanford Law & Policy Review vol. 22, no. 2 (2011) and “The Case of the Black-Gloved Rapist: Defining the Public Defender’s Role in the California Courts, 1913-1948,” California Legal History vol. 5 (2010). For more on her writing, teaching, and research, follow the link.
Congratulations to Sara Mayeux!