Suja Thomas was awarded the 2017 Wayne R. LaFave Award for Scholarly Excellence for her book The Missing American Jury, (Cambridge University Press, 2016). This award was established in 2002 by Michael Moore, the Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Chair, and Heidi Hurd, the David C. Baum Professor of Law. The award was established in honor of Professor Wayne LaFave, whose remarkable scholarly legacy in criminal law and procedure is best honored through the recognition of work that is of matching ambition and importance.
Verity Winship was awarded the 2017 Carroll P. Hurd Award for Scholarly Excellence for her article, Shareholder Litigation by Contract, 96 Boston University Law Review 485 (2016). The award was established in 2002, also by Michael Moore and Heidi Hurd, in honor of Carroll Parsons Hurd, whose work as a political theorist and lawyer elevated theoretical curiosity and intellectual rigor above all other virtues.