Extended deadline for Cromwell Dissertation Prize

The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation has generously funded a dissertation prize of $5,000. The winning dissertation may focus on any area of American legal history, including constitutional and comparative studies; topics dealing with the colonial and early national periods will receive some preference. Anyone who received a Ph.D. in 2017 will be eligible for this year’s prize. The Foundation awards the prize after a review of the recommendation of the Cromwell Prize Advisory Committee of the American Society for Legal History.

To be considered for this year’s prize, please send one hard-copy of the dissertation and the curriculum vitae of its author to John D. Gordan, III, Chair of the Cromwell Prize Advisory Committee, and each member of the Cromwell Dissertation Prize Advisory Subcommittee with a postmark no later than June 29, 2018.

Conference June 2018 on Key Biographies in Legal History, European Union

This information received for sharing with our members: “We would like to draw your attention to the annual conference of the research field “Legal History of the European Union” at the Frankfurt Max Planck Institute for European Legal History. The conference, to take place in Frankfurt on 21 and 22 June 2018, will deal with […]

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Johnson Program for First Book Authors Sponsored by the American Society for Legal History Deadline for Applications: June 30, 2018 The American Society for Legal History (ASLH) announces a new program designed to provide advice and support to scholars working toward the publication of first books in legal history, broadly defined. In conversation with peers […]

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