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Law and Community in Three American Towns by Carol J. Greenhouse1996
Rights at Work: Pay Equity Reform and the Politics of Legal Mobilization (Chicago Series in Law and Society) by Michael W. McCann1996
Dealing in Virtue: International Commercial Arbitration and the Construction of a Transnational Legal Order (Chicago Series in Law and Society) by Yves Dezalay1998
Bridging Divides: The Channel Tunnel and English Legal Identity in the New Europe by Eve Darian-Smith2000
Diseases of the Will: Alcohol and the Dilemmas of Freedom (Cambridge Studies in Law and Society) by Mariana Valverde2000
A General Jurisprudence of Law and Society (Oxford Socio-Legal Studies) by Brian Tamanaha2002
Law As Last Resort: Prosecution Decision-Making in a Regulating Agency (Oxford Socio-Legal Studies) by Keith Hawkins2003
Islam, Law, and Equality in Indonesia: An Anthropology of Public Reasoning by John R. Bowen2004
Distorting the Law: Politics, Media, and the Litigation Crisis (Chicago Series in Law and Society) by William Haltom2005
Death by Design: Capital Punishment As a Social Psychological System (American Psychology-Law Society Series) by Craig Haney2006
Speak No Evil: The Triumph of Hate Speech Regulation by Jon B. Gould2006
In the Moment of Greatest Calamity: Terrorism, Grief, and a Victim's Quest for Justice by Susan F. Hirsch2007
Judges beyond Politics in Democracy and Dictatorship: Lessons from Chile by Lisa Hilbink2008
The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer" by Elizabeth Mertz2008
Police Interrogation and American Justice by Richard A. Leo2009
The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement: The Battle for Control of the Law by Steven M. Teles2009
At Home in the Law: How the Domestic Violence Revolution Is Transforming Privacy by Jeannie Suk2010
Asian Legal Revivals: Lawyers in the Shadow of Empire (Chicago Series in Law and Society) by Yves Dezalay2011

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  1. Lawyers of the Right: Professionalizing the Conservative Coalition (Chicago Series in Law and Society) by Ann Southworth (2008)
  2. The Hollow Hope: Can Courts Bring About Social Change? by Gerald N. Rosenberg (1991)
  3. The Tokyo War Crimes Trial: The Pursuit of Justice in the Wake of World War II by Yuma Totani (2008)
  4. Language and Social Relations by Asif Agha (2007)
  5. Islamic nationhood and colonial Indonesia : the umma below the winds by Michael Francis Laffan (2003)
  6. Why Lawsuits are Good for America: Disciplined Democracy, Big Business, and the Common Law by Carl Bogus (2001)
  7. Religious Liberty in the Supreme Court: The Cases That Define the Debate over Church and State by Terry Eastland (1993)
  8. Outcasts of the Islands: The Sea Gypsies of South East Asia by Sebastian Hope (2000)
  9. Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal by Neal R. Bevans (2003)
  10. One L by Scott Turow (1977)
  11. Courtroom 302: A Year Behind the Scenes in an American Criminal Courthouse by Steve Bogira (2005)
  12. Islam Observed: Religious Development in Morocco and Indonesia by Clifford Geertz (1968)
  13. Policing and prosecution in Britain, 1750-1850 by Douglas Hay (1989)
  14. Linguistics at Work: A Reader of Applications by Dallin D. Oaks (1998)
  15. Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy: The Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History by Keith E. Whittington (2007)

Award description

The Herbert Jacob Book Prize is a biennial award established in 1996 as the LSA Book Prize, and in 1997 re-named in memory of Herbert Jacob. The competition is open to books from all fields of, and approaches to, law and society scholarship—excluding only works of sociolegal history, which are considered for the Hurst Prize—published in the prior year. The prize is intended to recognize new, outstanding work in law and society scholarship. The award is presented by the Law and Society Association

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