Saturday, June 23, 2012

Yale Professsors Win Scribes Book Award

Yale law professors Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis ’66 have been honored once again for their 2010 book, Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms. The book has won the Scribes 2012 Book Award given by Scribes – The American Society of Legal Writers. Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and Curtis is Clinical Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. The book looks at the relationship between courts and democracy, exploring the evolution of adjudication into its modern form by mapping the remarkable run of the political icon of Justice and tracing the development of public spaces dedicated to justice: courthouses.

Here’s the full story.


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