The Law and Society Association Article Prize, recognizes exceptional scholarship in socio-legal studies for a journal article or chapter in an edited book. Articles may be published in any scholarly journal, including socio-legal journals, journals in other disciplines, and law reviews. Self-nominations are accepted.
The competition is open to all forms of law and society scholarship, to authors at any stage of their careers, and to authors from any country of origin.
The award carries cash prize of $500.
- Article copies submitted to the committee must be in English.
- Only one single-authored work by the same author in a given year will be accepted. Two works by the same author will be accepted if one or both works are jointly authored.
- The article must have a publication date within the two calendar years prior to the awards ceremony. Articles will only be considered once within the two-year period of eligibility.
- A letter of support from the nominator (or personal statement, if self-nominating), including an abstract of the article.
- The full article, including full bibliographic citation.
All supporting documents must be submitted in English and be in .DOC, .RTF, or .PDF format.