Friday, September 27, 2013

Call for Applications: Jerome I. Braun Prize in Western Legal History

Via H-Law, we have the following announcement:
The Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society announces the 2013 Jerome I. Braun Prize for the best unpublished manuscript in the field of western legal history. This prize will be awarded for the best article-length manuscript on the legal history of the trans-Mississippi North American West. The Braun Prize carries a cash award of $1,000 for the winning essay and $500 for the first runner-up. The winning essays will be published in the NJCHS journal Western Legal History. Authors are encouraged to explore topics that illuminate the contributions of the law, lawyers, judges, and law-related organizations to the social, political, economic, and cultural history of the North American West. 
More information is available here.