Weekend Roundup

  • Over at Environment, Law, and History, David Schorr has been blogging about his article on "Nature versus the Common Law." Here and here.
  • That Supreme Court Historical Society-sponsored lecture, "Frederick Douglass and African-American Claims to Constitutional Citizenship," by Bradley Rebeiro, Brigham Young University Law, is now viewable on YouTube.
  • Kurt Lash and Kermit Roosevelt discuss the Slaughterhouse Cases with Jeffrey Rosen on the National Constitution Center's podcast.
  • The new Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Law Review has a shout-out to Cynthia Nicoletti for her legal history courses.
  • On February 27, 2023, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET, via YouTube Livestream, the Levin Center for Oversight and Democracy of Wayne State University Law School will host an interview of U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson “on his long and distinguished career in Congress and the important oversight work he has led culminating in his recent chairmanship of the U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol.”
  • In the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Ph.D. candidate Angus McLeod (University of Pennsylvania) offers a historian's take on the big school finance case recently decided in Pennsylvania.
  • ICYMI: Emily Bazelon on Bakke (NYT Magazine).  Allan Levine on “the tragic case of Pesach Rubenstein, sentenced to die in 1876 after a sensational murder trial” (The Tablet).  Originalism will kill women, says Madibe Dennie (The Atlantic).
 Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.

source http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/2023/02/weekend-roundup_0653829200.html


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