Weekend Roundup

  • "This semester, Boston College is hosting the Boston-Area Legal History Colloquium, a distinctive forum where budding legal historians can receive feedback on works-in-progress" (BC News).
  • "A federal judge seemed frustrated Wednesday over the limited amount of historical evidence and expert analysis presented to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in a case seeking to overturn a federal law prohibiting people under indictment from buying firearms" (LAW.com).
  • The New-York Historical Society's Bonnie and Richard Reiss Graduate Institute for Constitutional History's spring seminar has been announced.  “The Constitutional History of Misinformation" will meet in person at the New-York Historical Society, Fridays, April 21 and 28, May 12 and 19, 2023 | 2–5 pm, with livestream participation will to admitted students who do not live in the New York Metropolitan Area or who are unable to attend a class in person. There is no tuition.  The Instructors are Jameel Jaffer, executive director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, and Matthew Connelly, professor of history at Columbia University.  
  • The Harvard Law Review reviews Brad Snyder's biography of Felix Frankfurter, Democratic Justice, here.
  • ICYMI: Shaun Ossei-Owusu, Penn Law, on "velvet-rope discrimination" (Penn Today). James Whitman, Yale Law, on Jim Crow and the Nazis (ABA Journal). Leslie Reagan "talks abortion history, post-Roe reality" (Daily Northwestern).  Ralph Richard banks on that AP African American studies course (SLS Legal Aggregate).
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.

source http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/2023/02/weekend-roundup_0407190082.html


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