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Friday, May 30, 2014

Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction


Like legal fiction?  Looking for some summer reading ideas?  The ABA Journal and the University of Alabama School of Law have announced the nominees for the 2014 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. According to the prize’s website, the award “is given annually to a book-length work of fiction, published in the preceding year, that best illuminates the role of lawyers in society and their power to effect change.”  This year’s nominees are:
The public can help pick a winner by voting in the poll available on the ABA Journal website. The poll will be open until June 30th.  If you are looking for other good book ideas, information about past winners is also available on the Harper Lee Prize website.

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