Supreme Judicial Court Historical Society - Massachusetts Legal History
Call for Papers Deadline:
The Supreme Judicial Court Historical Society is pleased to sponsor an essay
competition open to students in Massachusetts history and the law. The winning essay will be published in Volume 7 of Massachusetts Legal History, the journal of the Society, to be released in April of 2001, and its author will receive a $500.00 honorarium.
The Society was established in 1989 to foster scholarship and public appreciation on the history of this, the Nation's oldest court. The Society produces educational programs and exhibits, develops archival collections, and publishes an annual journal with contributions from judges, attorneys and scholars.
Essays should address any topic in Massachusetts history which has affected the laws of the Commonwealth and/or the Nation. Essays should be no greater than twenty-five double-spaced typed pages (including notes) and should be submitted as such with endnotes rather than footnotes. Textual references and endnotes must be in accordance with Rule 2 of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (16th ed. 1996). Essays should be submitted in both hard copy and on diskette in IBM compatible format. All essays submitted become the property of the Society and are submitted for exclusive publication by the Society.
Entries should be received no later than Friday, October 6, 2000, and sent to the address listed below.
For further information, please contact the Historical Society at (617) 742-6090.
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