Joseph Austin Ranney

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General Information

Name: Joseph Austin Ranney

Pen Name: Joseph A. Ranney

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1952 in Urbana, Illinois

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

He was born in Urbana, Illinois and graduated from the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ranney is a lawyer, historian, educator and writer. He also serves on the board of the Exchange Center for Child Abuse Prevention. He is a former member of the Dane County Bar Association board of directors and former president and board member of Legal Service of Northeastern Wisconsin.

Published Works

  • Trusting Nothing to Providence: A History of Wisconsin's Legal System, University of Wisconsin Law School, 1999
  • In the Wake of Slavery: Civil War, Civil Rights, and the Reconstruction of Southern Law, Praeger Publishers, 2006

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Literary Awards

1993 - Charles Dunn Award for Legal Writing, State Bar of Wisconsin

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Joseph Austin Ranney on WorldCat

Joseph Austin Ranney on Amazon


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