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SLS Peter Birks Prizes for Outstanding Legal Scholarship 2020 Shortlist

7th July 2020

The Society of Legal Scholars is delighted to announce the shortlist for the Peter Birks Prizes for Outstanding Legal Scholarship.  Each year the Society offers two prizes for outstanding published books by scholars in their early careers. The 2020 winners will be chosen from the shortlist below:

Intersectional Discrimination, Dr Shreya Atrey (Oxford University Press)
Child Perpetrators on Trial, Dr Jastine Barrett (Cambridge University Press)
Values in the Supreme Court: Decisions, Division and Diversity, Dr Rachel Cahill O’Callaghan (Hart Publishing)
Art and Modern Copyright: The Contested Image, Dr Elena Cooper (Cambridge University Press)
The EU as a Global Regulator for Environmental Protection: A Legitimacy Perspective, Dr Ioanna Hadjiyianni (Hart Publishing)
Legal Validity: The Fabric of Justice, Dr Maris Kopcke (Hart Publishing)
A Case for Shareholders’ Fiduciary Duties in Common Law Asia, Ernest Lim (Cambridge University Press)
The Construction of Guilt in China: An Empirical Account of Routine Chinese Injustice, Dr Yu Mou (Hart Publishing)

Congratulations to those who have been shortlisted.  Competition was, once again, intense with impressive scholarship represented throughout.  The judges were privileged to have the opportunity to read these and the other entries.  The winners of the prizes will be announced at the end of the final plenary on Wednesday 2nd September during the virtual Annual Conference hosted by the University of Exeter.