Alabama Law Awards 2020 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction at National Book Festival

Victor Methos, the author of The Hallows, received the 2020 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction during a virtual ceremony at the Library of Congress’s National Book Festival.

Methos and the members of the Selection Committee discussed The Hallows in relation to To Kill a Mockingbird. Dean Mark E. Brandon moderated the discussion.

Ten years ago, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of To Kill a Mockingbird, and to honor former UA law student and celebrated author Harper Lee, the University of Alabama School of Law created the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.