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Thursday, April 7, 2022
Apply for the Peter Oliver Prize for best published student work in Canadian Legal History!
Peter Oliver Prize in Canadian Legal History The Peter Oliver Prize in Canadian Legal History was established by the Society in 2006 in honour of Professor Peter Oliver, the Society's founding editor-in-chief. The prize is awarded annually for published work (journal article, book chapter, book) in Canadian legal history written by a student. Students in any discipline at any stage of their careers are eligible. The Society takes a broad view of legal history, one that includes work in socio-legal history, legal culture, etc., as well as work on the history of legal institutions, legal personnel, and substantive law. Students may self-nominate their published work, and faculty members are also encouraged to nominate student work of which they are aware. Those nominating their own work should send a copy of it to the Society. The deadline for nominations for the 2022 Prize, to be awarded for work published in 2021, is May 31, 2022. Please send nominations to Amanda Campbell, Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen Street West, Toronto, M5H 2N6, or to firstname.lastname@example.org.