David J. Langum Sr. Prize Winners

The Langum Charitable Trust offers two awards for excellence in writing:

The David J. Langum, Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction is offered annua
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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2021)
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Traveling Black: A Story of...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History (2021)
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Free Justice: A History of ...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for Legal History (2020)
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The Cold Millions

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2020)
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Policing the Open Road: How...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History (2019)
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Watershed

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2019)
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Trinity

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2018)
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Black Litigants in the Ante...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History (2018)
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The Long Reach of the Sixti...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American History (2017)
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The Velveteen Daughter

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2017)
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Vagrant Nation: Police Powe...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History/Biography (2016)
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The Cigar Factory: A Novel ...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2016)
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Who Freed the Slaves?: The ...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History/Biography (2015)
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Good Night, Mr. Wodehouse

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2015)
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Baseball on Trial: The Orig...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History/Biography (2014)
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What Is Visible

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2014)
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Obscenity Rules: Roth V. Un...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History/Biography (2013)
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Crossing Purgatory

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2013)
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Presidents and Civil Libert...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History/Biography (2012)
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The Cove

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2012)
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Inside the Castle: Law and ...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History (2011)
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American Property: A Histor...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History (2011)
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The Buddha in the Attic

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2011)
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Justice in Blue and Gray: A...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History (2010)
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The Personal History of Rac...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2010)
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New York

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2009)
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Democracy's Prisoner: Eugen...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History (2008)
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The Heretic's Daughter

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2008)
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Dreams to Dust: A Tale of t...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Historical Fiction (2007)
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The Battle Over School Pray...

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David J. Langum Sr. Prize for American Legal History (2007)
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