The good folks at the Law School Admission Council's (LSAC) recently mentioned that the nomination deadline for the 2010 Shelton Prize consideration is 1 February 2010. It's nice to see such recognition for and attention to empirical legal research; salient information follows.
Philip D. Shelton Prize for Outstanding Legal Education Research
The Shelton Prize is for outstanding published empirical research related to legal education. The first prize of $5,000 will be awarded in 2009 for research published in 2008 or 2009. The winner(s) will be invited to present their work at the LSAC annual meeting, which will be held in Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2-5 June 2010. Winners will be announced in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Nominations are now being accepted for this prize. Please send a copy of the nominated article and brief information about the author(s) to:
Stephen T. Schreiber
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
662 Penn Street
Newtown, PA 18940
Again, nominations must be received by no later than 1 February 2010 to be considered for the 2010 Shelton Prize.