JALP Prize

The Japan Association of Legal Philosophy has established "JALP Prize" to support younger researchers to enhance research in Legal Philosophy. Outstanding books or papers in Legal Philosophy by young scholars (books: under 45 / papers: under 35) shall be awarded each year.

Latest Award: for Publications in 2015

The Japan Association of Legal Philosophy decided not to give "JALP Prize 2015" for anyone.

Awarded Works So Far

2014

Papers
Shin OSAWA, "Rawls's Theory of Justice and 'Meaningful Work'", Japan Association of Legal Philosophy (ed.), The Annals of Legal Philosophy 2012, Yuhikaku, 2013.
Yuichi MATSUSHIMA, "On Nomos Basileus: Interpretation and Reception of Pindaros Fragment 169a", Setsunan Hogaku, no. 46, 2013.

2013

Books
Yasushi ITO, Game Theory and Legal Philosophy, Seibundo, 2012.
Jun KIHARA, Boundary and Liberty: the Establishment of Subjective Power and the Political in Kantian Theory of Rational Law, Seibundo, 2012.

2012

No Awards Given.

2011

No Awards Given.

2010

Books
Makoto KAWAMI, The Necessity and Possibility of Natural Law Theory: Presentation of the Objective and Substantial Values according to New Natural Law Theory, Seibundoh, 2009. 
Papers
Yoh MATSUO, Institutional Turn in Theory of Legal Interpretation: One Dimention of Recent Developments in Theory of Constitutional Interpretation in America, Minshōhōzasshi, vol.140 no.1 and no.2, 2009.

2009

Books
Shinichiro HAMA, Berlin on Liberty: The Genealogy of Pluralist Liberalism, Keiso Shobo, 2008.
Yuko HASHIMOTO, Libertarianism and the Minimal Welfare State: Towards Minimalism of Institutional Design, Keiso Shobo, 2008.

2008

Books
Kaoru ANDO, Governance and Utility: A Vindication of Utilitarian Liberalism, Keiso Shobo, 2007.

2007

Books
Mitsuo KANAI, Justice O. W. Holmes and Pragmatism : L'estro Armonico in 'Free Marketplace of Ideas', Fuko-sha, 2006.
Hidetomi OMORI, A Republican Theory of Law: From Public/Private Separation to Deliberative Democracy, Keiso Shobo, 2006.
Papers
Hirohide TAKIKAWA, "Can We Justify the Welfare State in an Age of Globalization?: Toward Complex Borders", Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, Vol. 92, Heft 1, 2006.

2006

No Awards Given.

2005

Books
Hiroshi OE, Rights in Relationships: Remarking Rights from the Perspective of Children's Rights, Keiso Shobo, 2004.
Papers
Takehiro OHYA, "Rule and Meaning: A Basic Theory on the Nature of Legal Interpretation", Kokka Gakkai Zasshi, vol. 116, no. 9/10 - vol. 117, no. 9/10, 2004.