Massachusetts Legal History--A Journal of the Supreme Judicial Court Historical Society
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The Historical Society is pleased to announce that its publication, Massachusetts Legal History, is now listed in the Index to Legal Periodicals. For further information about the journal or the Historical Society, visit its Web site at http://www.sjchs-history.org.
In addition, the Historical Society is sponsoring a student essay competition with a $500.00 honorarium and publication in Volume 7 of Massachusetts Legal History. For further information, see the guidelines listed below:
SJCHS ESSAY COMPETITION
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.
Anne Peters, Deputy Director
Supreme Judicial Court Historical Society
1200 Court House
Boston, MA 02108
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