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SLSA–Hart Socio-Legal Prizes

One of the SLSA's stated aims is to advance the dissemination of knowledge in the field of socio-legal studies. To that end, the Executive Committee of the SLSA invites nominations for three annual prizes sponsored by Hart Publishing and a fourth prize sponsored by a private benefactor (new for 2015).

Details of the SLSA's other annual Prize for Contributions to the Socio-Legal Community sponsored by a private benefactor can be found here.


  • the Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize

a book prize, open to all, for the most outstanding piece of socio-legal scholarship published in the 12 months up to 30 September preceding the closing date for nominations

  • the Socio-Legal Article Prize

an article prize, open to all, for the most outstanding piece of socio-legal scholarship published in the 12 months up to 30 September preceding the closing date for nominations

  • the Hart Socio-Legal Prize for Early Career Academics

a prize for the best book, published in the 12 months up to 30 September preceding the closing date for nominations, emerging from a previously awarded PhD, MPhil, LLB or MA

  • the Socio-Legal Theory and History Prize

a book prize, open to all, for a book that makes a contribution to socio-legal theory or to socio-legal history published in the 12 months up to 30 September preceding the closing date for nominations

For a full list of previous winners, please see our prizewinners page.

Rules

Please note that since 2011 all entries must now be sent in in electronic format only. Closing date: 6 October 2014. All prizewinners are required to attend the annual conference and participate in discussions of their work.

Nominations

Completed nomination forms plus a version of the book or article in electronic format ONLY should be sent by 6 October 2014 to Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All nominations should also be accompanied by a copy of an email from the author/authors consenting to the nomination and confirming that they can attend the author-meets-reader session at the SLSA annual conference in the following spring.

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