Tuesday, October 10, 2017

AHA Book Prizes to Garfinkel, Goluboff and Haley

The American Historical Association has announced its book prizes for 2017.  The Littleton-Griswold Prize in "US law and society, broadly defined” goes to Risa Goluboff, Virginia Law, for Vagrant Nation: Police Power, Constitutional Change, and the Making of the 1960s (2016).  Other award of interest to legal historians include the Joan Kelly Memorial Prize for women’s history and/or feminist theory to Sarah Haley, UCLA, for No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity (2016) and the Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian history or Italian-American relations to Paul Garfinkel, Simon Fraser University, for Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy (2016).

Update: UVA Law's press release on Vagrant Nation is here.