The American Society for Legal History offers the Paul Murphy Prize to support the completion of a book on the history of civil liberties that addresses any topic or any time in American history. The recipient will receive $5,000 to support their work. Nominees at all levels of seniority will be considered, however the award is not for the completion of a dissertation. Learn more about the prize and how to apply in this online call for nominations. The deadline for receipt of proposals is June 30, 2012.