Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Nominations sought for best book in Anglo-American Legal History

American Society for Legal History Seeks Nominations for the
John Phillip Reid Book Award 2007

Named for John Phillip Reid, the prolific legal historian and founding member of the Society, and made possible by the generous contributions of his friends and colleagues, the John Phillip Reid Book Award is an annual award for the best book published in English in any of the fields broadly defined as Anglo-American legal history.
For this year’s prize, the Committee will accept nominations from authors, presses, or anyone else. Nominations for this year’s prize should include a curriculum vitae of the author. Nominations should be submitted by May 31, 2007, via e-mail, to the secretary-treasurer of the American Society for Legal History, Professor William P. LaPiana , New York Law School,
57 Worth Street, New York, New York 10013 (212-431-2883).
In addition, a paper copy of the book should be mailed to each of the following:

Professor William Nelson
New York University School of Law
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

Professor Christian G. Fritz
University of New Mexico, School of Law
1117 Stanford Drive, N.E.
MSC11 6070
Albuquerque, NM 87131–0001

Professor Richard Helmholz
University of Chicago, School of Law
1111 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Professor Annette Gordon-Reed
New York Law School
57 Worth Street
New York, NY 10013

More information about the Reid Prize may be found on the Society’s website, here.