CANDIDATES FOR 1997 ELECTION


The following individuals have accepted the nomination of the Board of Trustees to stand for election as officers or trustees of the Association:

For President-Elect (one to be elected):

Austin Sarat, Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought, Amherst College

Barbara Yngvesson, Anthropology, Hampshire College

For Board of Trustees, Class of 2000 (eight to be elected):

John Brigham, Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Taunya Banks, Law, University of Maryland

Kitty Calavita, Sociology, University of California, Irvine

Nahum Chandler, English, Duke University

Bryant Garth, Law, American Bar Foundation

Alice Hearst, Political Science, Smith College

John Kilwein, Political Science, West Virginia University

Tracey Meares, Law, University of Chicago

Alfonso Morales, Sociology and Mexican American Studies, University of Arizona

Robert Nelson, Law/Sociology, American Bar Foundation and Northwestern University

Stuart Scheingold, Political Science, University of Washington

Lisa Sanchez, Criminology, Law and Society, University of California, Irvine

Helena Silverstein, Government and Law, Lafayette College

Alison Young, Criminology, University of Melbourne

Donna Young, Law, Albany Law School, Union University


Continuing in office are:

Officers -- David Engel, President; Carol Greenhouse, Immediate Past President; Lauren Edelman, Secretary, and Marie Provine, Treasurer.

Trustees C [Class of 1998] Jonathan Casper, Elizabeth Chambliss, Sanford Levinson, Elizabeth Mertz, Michael McCann, Takao Tanase, Louise Trubek, and Lucie White; [Class of 1999] Roger Cotterrell, Patricia Ewick, Laura Gomez, Carol Heimer, Elaine Botelho Junqueira, Harry Scheiber, Ronen Shamir, and Marjorie Zatz.


The election will be held in early Fall, 1997. The new Trustees and the President-Elect will assume office immediately upon election.

Members are reminded that the Association by-Laws also provide for nomination of Trustees and Officers by petition. Any person interested in the petition procedure should contact the Executive Office for more information.


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