Date: April 9, 2021

The 2021 Thomas M. Cooley Book Prize of $50,000 will be awarded to Professor Sean Wilentz of Princeton University for his book, No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding (Harvard University Press, 2018). Mr. Wilentz will receive the Cooley Prize at an award ceremony Wednesday March 30th, 2021. The evening event will also feature the Thomas M. Cooley Judicial Lecture, to be delivered by the Honorable Neomi Rao of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.