Professor David Dow nominated for National Book Critics Circle Award

UHLC Cullen Professor David Dow, has been nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award for his acclaimed autobiography, The Autobiography of an Execution, released earlier this year.  The NBCC awards were created to honor the best literature published in English each year.  The awards are selected by critics and are chosen in six categories. 

Professor Dow is the Director of the Texas Innocence Network and Litigation Director for the Texas Defender Service.  He also teaches Contracts and Constitutional Law to first-year students and an upper-level course on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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