Friday, April 13, 2012

Guggenheims go to two legal historians and two law profs

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has announced its 2012 recipients of Guggenheim Fellowships.  Laura Edwards, History, Duke University is well known to LHB readers.  Another legal historian, Douglas Flamming, History, Georgia Institute of Technology, is also an awardee.  Two law professors are also on this year's list.  Here are details from the Guggenheim website:
Ms. Laura F. Edwards, Professor of History, Duke University: A nation of rights: a legal history of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
 Mr. Douglas Flamming, Professor of History, Georgia Institute of Technology: Law of promise: the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

 Mr. James B. Jacobs, Warren E. Burger Professor of Law, New York University School of Law: Criminal records: jurisprudence and policy.

 Ms. Asifa Quraishi-Landes, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School: Islamic constitutionalism for the 21st century: Not secular. Not theocratic. Not impossible.
Congratulations to all!