39 ABA Journal Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction articles.
Sep 21, 2023 2:32 PM CDT
In the latest episode of the Modern Law Library, Sharon Bala talks with the ABA Journal’s Lee Rawles about the true stories behind her fictional novel and what winning the 2019 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction means to her.
Aug 28, 2019 9:46 AM CDT
Sharon Bala’s debut novel The Boat People has won the 2019 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.
Jul 18, 2019 3:10 PM CDT
May 14, 2019 10:00 AM CDT
Cynthia Tobisman is a partner with the GMSR law firm in Los Angeles. As C.E. Tobisman, she has published two novels featuring her character Caroline Auden, a computer hacker turned lawyer, and a dystopian comic book series. Tobisman’s second novel Proof is the winner of the 2018 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. The prize is given each year by the University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal to a novel-length work of fiction that best illuminates the role of lawyers in society and their power to effect change.
Jan 1, 2019 1:00 AM CST
Cynthia E. Tobisman has won the 2018 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction for her second published novel, Proof. “I am honored, humbled, and frankly, totally stunned,” Tobisman said.
Jul 24, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
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May 15, 2018 9:00 AM CDT
Boies Schiller Flexner lawyer James Grippando has won the seventh annual Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction for his book Gone Again, the 12th in his Jack Swyteck series, about the adventures of a Miami criminal defense attorney. The novel opens with Swyteck being approached to help stop the execution of a convicted murderer by the mother of the purported victim—who believes her daughter may still be alive.
Sep 1, 2017 2:10 AM CDT
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Jul 5, 2017 8:30 AM CDT
The finalists have been chosen for the seventh annual Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, and now is your time to weigh in on which book should win.
May 11, 2017 1:20 PM CDT
Congratulations to Elena O. Papoulias, the winner of the 2016 ABA Journal/Ross Prize for Legal Short Fiction!
Papoulias, from Centerville, Massachusetts, was among 38 entrants in this year’s short story…
Aug 26, 2016 3:30 PM CDT
The ABA Journal and the University of Alabama School of Law have chosen Pleasantville, a novel by Attica Locke, as the winner of the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal…
Jul 15, 2016 3:41 PM CDT
The ABA Journal and the University of Alabama School of Law are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction. The three books chosen…
May 12, 2016 11:10 AM CDT