JSP & Legal Studies Spotlight

May 31, 2024

Professor Dylan Penningroth’s book Before the Movement: The Hidden History of Black Civil Rights has won the Law & Society Association’s J. Willard Hurst Book Prize, the latest in a string of accolades and honors. Penningroth will be honored at the association’s annual meeting, as will several other winners with ties to Berkeley Law: Legal Studies student Sanjana Manjeshwar nabbed the Undergraduate Student Paper Prize, while Jurisprudence & Social Policy alumni Lynette Chua Ph.D. ’11, Kaaryn Gustafson J.D. ’97 Ph.D. ’04, and Marianne Constable Ph.D. ’89 won the International Prize, the Ronald Pipkin Service Award, and the Stan Wheeler Mentorship Award, respectively. (More here.)