SCRIBES Book Award

Given by Scribes Journal of Legal Writing

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The Scribes Book Award is an annual prize for the best work of legal scholarship published during the previous year. Scribes hopes "hope to spread the growing scorn for legal writing that is mostrar mais archaic, turgid, obscure, and needlessly dull."

Honorable mentions
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Winner 61

Law and Leviathan: Redeeming the Administrative State por Cass R. Sunstein2021
Intimate Lies and the Law por Jill Elaine HasdayLegal Scholarship2020
We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights por Adam Winkler2019
Impact: How Law Affects Behavior por Lawrence M. Friedman2017
The Big Trial: Law as Public Spectacle por Lawrence M. Friedman2016
Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America por Wil Haygood2016
The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution (Legal History) por John D. BesslerFirst Place2015
Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law por Margaret Jane RadinFirst Place2014
Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History por John Fabian WittFirst Place2013
Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms (Yale Law Library Series in Legal History and Reference) por Judith ResnikFirst Place2012
Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices por Noah Feldman2011
The Last Lawyer: The Fight to Save Death Row Inmates por John Temple2010
The Challenge: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and the Fight over Presidential Power por Jonathan Mahler2009
Guantanamo and the Abuse of Presidential Power por Joseph Margulies2007
Insincere Promises: The Law of Misrepresented Intent por Ian Ayres2006
Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime: From the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism por Geoffrey R. Stone2005
The Slaughterhouse Cases: Regulation, Reconstruction, and the Fourteenth Amendment (Landmark Law Cases & American Society) por labbronaldm2004
American Law in the Twentieth Century por Lawrence M. Friedman2003
Fredrick L. McGhee: A Life on the Color Line, 1861-1912 por Paul D. Nelson2002
Judging Jehovah's Witnesses: Religious Persecution and the Dawn of the Rights Revolution por Shawn Francis Peters2001
Black's Law Dictionary {7th Seventh Edition} por Henry Campbell Black7th edition2000
Framing American Divorce: From the Revolutionary Generation to the Victorians por Norma Basch2000
Cardozo por Andrew L. Kaufman1999
Roscoe Pound and Karl Llewellyn: Searching for an American Jurisprudence por N. E. H. Hull1998
Worse than Slavery: Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice por David M. Oshinsky1997
A Civil Action por Jonathan Harr1996
Hugo Black: A Biography por Roger K. Newman1995
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self por G. Edward White1994
Dream Makers, Dream Breakers: The World of Justice Thurgood Marshall por Carl T. Rowan1993
The Fourth Estate and the Constitution: Freedom of the Press in America por Lucas A. Powe1992
The death of the irreparable injury rule por Douglas Laycock1991
Honorable Justice: The Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes por Sheldon M. Novick1990
Constitutional Faith por Sanford Levinson1989
Abortion and Divorce in Western Law por Mary Ann Glendon1988
Art law: Rights and liabilities of creators and collectors por Franklin Feldman1987
The Federal Courts: Challenge and Reform por Richard A. Posner1986
When Words Lose Their Meaning: Constitutions and Reconstitutions of Language, Character, and Community por James Boyd White1985
Law and revolution : the formation of the Western legal tradition por Harold J. Berman1984
Law and revolution, II : the impact of the Protestant Reformations on the western legal tradition por Harold J. Berman1984
When Government Speaks: Law, Politics, and Government Expression in America por Mark G. Yudof1983
Women in Law por Cynthia Fuchs Epstein1982
Independent journey : the life of William O. Douglas por James F. Simon1981
The grammatical lawyer por Morton S. Freeman1980
Hugo Black and the judicial revolution por Gerald T. Dunne1979
American Constitutional Law por Laurence Tribe1978
Order in the Courts : A Biography of Arthur T. Vanderbilt por Arthur T. Vanderbilt1977
Simple Justice por Richard Kluger1976
A History of American Law por Lawrence M. Friedman1974
A question of judgment; the Fortas case and the struggle for the Supreme Court por Robert Shogan1973
The Defense Never Rests por F. Lee Bailey1972
Justices of the United States Supreme Court, Fourth Edition, 4-Volume Set: Their Lives and Major Opinions (Facts on File Library of American History) por Leon Friedman1970
On Law and Justice por Paul Abraham Freund1969
The Lawyers por Martin Mayer1968
The Jury Returns por Louis Nizer1967
Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers por James B. Donovan1965
The language of the law por David Mellinkoff1964
A bill becomes a law: the civil rights act of 1960 por Daniel M. Berman1963
Death and the Supreme Court por Jr. Barrett Prettyman1962
The people and the court; judicial review in a democracy por Charles Lund Black1961
Felix Frankfurter: Scholar on the Bench por Helen Shirley Thomas1961

Honorable Mention 42

The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America por Daniel OkrentHonorable Mention, Legal Scholarship2020
The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind por Justin DriverHonorable Mention2019
We Face the Dawn: Oliver Hill, Spottswood Robinson, and the Legal Team That Dismantled Jim Crow (Carter G. Woodson Institute Series) por Margaret EddsHonorable Mention2019
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America por Richard RothsteinHonorable Mention2018
Miles Lord: The Maverick Judge Who Brought Corporate America to Justice por Roberta WalburnHonorable Mention2018
Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of American Elections por Richard L. HasenHonorable Mention2017
John Henry Wigmore and the Rules of Evidence: The Hidden Origins of Modern Law (Studies in Constitutional Democracy) por Andrew PorwancherHonorable Mention2017
Enduring Conviction: Fred Korematsu and His Quest for Justice (Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies) por Lorraine K. BannaiHonorable Mention2016
Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive por Saikrishna Bangalore PrakashHonorable Mention2016
Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison por Nell BernsteinHonorable Mention2015
The Opening of American Law: Neoclassical Legal Thought, 1870-1970 por Herbert HovenkampHonorable Mention2015
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption por Bryan StevensonHonorable Mention2015
In Brown's Wake por Martha MinowHonorable Mention2011
From Disgust to Humanity: Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law por Martha NussbaumHonorable Mention2011
Five Miles Away, A World Apart: One City, Two Schools, and the Story of Educational Opportunity in Modern America por James E. RyanHonorable Mention2011
Judgment Calls: Principle and Politics in Constitutional Law por Daniel A. FarberHonorable Mention2010
The Will of the People: How Public Opinion Has Influenced the Supreme Court and Shaped the Meaning of the Constitution por Barry FriedmanHonorable Mention2010
John Brown's Trial por Brian McGintyHonorable Mention2010
Democracy's Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent por Ernest FreebergHonorable Mention2009
The Common Law in Colonial America, Volume I: The Chesapeake and New England 1607-1660 por William E. NelsonHonorable Mention2009
Law and Order in Buffalo Bill's Country: Legal Culture and Community on the Great Plains, 1867-1910 (Law in the American West) por Mark R. EllisHonorable Mention2008
Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism por Bruce AckermanHonorable Mention2007
Who Controls the Internet?: Illusions of a Borderless World por Jack GoldsmithHonorable Mention2007
In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692 por Mary Beth NortonHonorable Mention2003
Women in the Barracks: The VMI Case and Equal Rights por Philippa StrumHonorable Mention2003
The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction por Akhil Reed AmarHonorable Mention1999
Changing Your Mind: The Law of Regretted Decisions por E. Allan FarnsworthHonorable Mention1999
Most Humble Servants: The Advisory Role of Early Judges por Stewart JayHonorable Mention1998
Free Speech in Its Forgotten Years, 1870-1920 por David M. RabbanHonorable Mention1998
Child Witnesses: Fragile Voices in the American Legal System por Professor Lucy S. McGoughHonorable Mention1995
The Oxford Dictionary of American Legal Quotations por Fred R. ShapiroHonorable Mention1994
The Constitution in Conflict por Robert BurtHonorable Mention1993
William Wayne Justice: A Judicial Biography por Frank R. KemererHonorable Mention1992
Cardozo: A Study in Reputation por Richard A. PosnerHonorable Mention1991
Battle for Justice: How the Bork Nomination Shook America por Ethan BronnerHonorable Mention1990
The Electronic Media and the Transformation of Law por M. Ethan KatshHonorable Mention1990
Garner's Dictionary of Legal Usage por Bryan A. GarnerHonorable Mention1988
Natural Law and Justice por Lloyd WeinrebHonorable Mention1988
The Fundamentals of Legal Drafting por F. Reed DickersonHonorable Mention1987
The Supreme Court and the American family : ideology and issues por Eva R. RubinHonorable Mention1987
Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain por Richard A. EpsteinHonorable Mention1986
Citizenship Without Consent: Illegal Aliens in the American Policy (Yale Fastback, No 29) por Peter H. SchuckHonorable Mention1986

Second Place 3

Third Place 1


The Scribes Book Award is an annual prize for the best work of legal scholarship published during the previous year. Scribes hopes "hope to spread the growing scorn for legal writing that is archaic, turgid, obscure, and needlessly dull."

Honorable mentions
Official website (English, Member-written)
The Scribes Book Award is an annual prize for the best work of legal scholarship published during the previous year. Scribes hopes "hope to spread the growing scorn for legal writing that is archaic, turgid, obscure, and needlessly dull."

Official website (English, Member-written)


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