Thursday, November 21, 2013

Schmidt wins AALS Scholarly Paper Competition

Chris Schmidt (credit)
Congratulations to Christopher Schmidt (Chicago Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology/American Bar Foundation), the winner of the 2014 Association of American Law Schools Scholarly Paper award!

A panel of distinguished legal scholars selected his paper
Divided by Law: The Sit-Ins and the Role of the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement from a pool of 60 submissions. According to the AALS press release, the competition "was launched in 1986 to highlight the excellent work of junior faculty." Schmidt will present his paper at the AALS Annual Meeting in January.