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Best Poster Prize

The Society of Legal Scholars previously offered a prize for the best poster presented at the Annual Conference. The Poster Competition is currently suspended and will not run at the 2019 Conference.

Best Poster Prize 2016

The SLS 2016 Best Poster Prize, kindly sponsored by Wiley, has been jointly awarded to Jed Meers (York) for his poster entitled ‘Shifting the Place of Social Security: Social Rights under Austerity in the UK’ and to Rachel Pimm-Smith (Warwick) for her poster ‘Victorian Child Protection: Did Intervention Make Poor Children More Desirable Citizens?’.

Best Poster Prize 2015

The 2015 SLS Poster Prize has been awarded to Dawn Watkins, Elee Kirk, Effie Law and Jo Barwick (University of Leicester). Their poster entitled ‘Adventures with Lex – the Story so Far…’ was presented at the SLS annual conference at York earlier in September.

Best Poster Prize 2014

The joint winners of the 2014 Best Poster Prize were Kirsty Moreton (Birmingham) for her poster entitled ‘Caring in “The Middle”: Judicial Interpretation of the Best Interests Test for Health-Care Decision Making in Mid-Childhood’; and Stephen Clear (Bangor) for his poster entitled ‘The Necessity of Commercial Judicial Review: A Public Procurement Case Study’.

Best Poster Prize 2013


L to R: Annette Morris (SSS), Jennifer Kelleher, Claire Lougarre and Hector MacQueen (President)

The winner of the 2013 Best Poster Prize, kindly sponsored by Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, was Claire Lougarre (UCL) for her poster ‘The right to health, what does that mean?’. The second prize was awarded to Jennifer Kelleher (Vienna) for her poster ‘International environmental law and post-colonial landscapes: continuing the paradigm of restrictive conservation?’


2012 Winners – Rachel Cahill-O’Callaghan and David McArdle


The joint winners of the 2012 Best Poster Prize, kindly sponsored by Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, were Rachel Cahill-O’Callaghan (Cardiff) for her poster ‘Do Personal Values Tip the Scales of Justice?’ and David McArdle (Stirling) for his poster ‘Sports Law, Sports Arbitration and the Athlete Biological Passport’.