The 2017 Law & Social Inquiry Graduate Student Paper Competition is now open!
The editors of Law & Social Inquiry are pleased to announce our annual competition for the best journal-length paper in the field of law and social science written by a graduate or law student. Law & Social Inquiry publishes empirical and theoretical studies of sociolegal processes from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Entries will be accepted starting January 1, 2017 and must be received by March 1, 2017.
LSI invites direct submissions from graduate and law students and nominations of student work from faculty. The author must be a graduate student or law student at the time the paper was written and when submitted. Faculty nominations should include a short description along with the paper and contact details for the student.ll submissions (direct and faculty nominated) are weighted equally in the competition. The winning paper will be published in Law & Social Inquiry and the author(s) will receive a total cash prize of $500 (US). The paper will also receive LSI
Please send your article as a Microsoft Word document or PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate that (1) you intend to be considered in the competition, (2) you are currently a graduate student, and (3) you have not submitted your article to other journals for publication. Submission is limited to one paper per student; articles may not be altered or resubmitted with corrections once they have been received by our office.
Submissions must include a title page with a complete mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number(s). The second page should include a 100-150 (maximum) word abstract. Beginning on the third page, all pages should be paginated. Text, footnotes, endnotes, and references should be double-spaced in Times New Roman 12 point font and have 1.5” margins on all sides with no headers or footers. Properly formatted submissions must not exceed 60 pages.
For additional information, please go to http://blackwellpublishing.com/LSI or http://abfn.org/LSI. Questions regarding the competition can be directed to Willa Sachs: email@example.com,