Paul L. Caron

Thursday, September 18, 2014

One Law Prof, Two Lawyers Receive $625,000 MacArthur Fellowships

Mcarthur-foundationOne law professor and two lawyers are among the 21 recipients of $625,000 MacArthur Fellowships (formerly Genius Grants):

Sarah Deer (Professor of Law, William Mitchell)

Mary Bonuato (Director, Civil Rights Project, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, Boston)


Jonathan Rapping (President and Founder, Gideon's Promise, Atlanta)

(Hat Tip: Brian Leiter, Ted Seto.)

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What is so special about these grants, if I understand correctly, is you don't apply for them--they come to you. In other words, it's about people who do great things and don't show off. Congratulations!

Posted by: mike livingston | Sep 18, 2014 4:46:15 AM