Prizes

  • John Philip Reid Book Award, American Society of Legal History
    Annual prize to the best book in English in the broad field of Anglo-American legal history
  • Littleton-Griswold Prize in American Law and Society, American Historical Association
    Annual prize of $1000 to the best historical monograph in American Law and Society
  • J. Willard Hurst Book Prize, Law and Society Association
    Annual $500 prize to the best book in socio-legal history.
  • Cromwell Prize, American Society of Legal History
    Annual prize of $5000 “for excellence in scholarship in the field of American Legal History by a junior scholar.”  Graduate students, law students, and untenured junior faculty are eligible.
  • Surrency Prize, American Society of Legal History
    Annual award for the best article in Law and History Review.
  • Sutherland Prize, American Society of Legal History
    Annual award for the best article in English legal history.
  • Dissertation Prize, Law and Society Association
    Annual award of $500 to the best dissertation in law and society, to defray costs of attending the LSA Annual Meeting.
  • Student Paper Prizes, Law and Society Association
    Annual awards, one to an undergraduate and one to a graduate student, for an interdisciplinary research paper addressing some aspect of law and society.  $100 prize, and $400 toward the costs of attending the LSA Annual Meeting.