The Legal History Blog welcomes Elizabeth Dale and David Bernstein, who will be guest blogging during the month of May.
Elizabeth is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Florida, and an affiliated professor at the Levin College of Law at UF. She is the author of The Rule of Justice: The People of Chicago versus Zephyr Davis (2001) and Debating- and Creating-Authority: The Failure of a Constitutional Ideal in Massachusetts Bay, 1629-1649 (2001). Elizabeth has two (two!) books forthcoming this year: Criminal Justice in the United States, 1789–1939, in the Cambridge University Press series New Histories of American Law, co-edited by Christopher Tomlins and Michael Grossberg; and The Chicago Trunk Murder, forthcoming from the Northern Illinois University Press. She blogs at Constitutional Orders.
David is the Foundation Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law. His first widely noted book was Only One Place of Redress: African Americans, Labor Regulations, and the Courts from Reconstruction to the New Deal. David has just published Rehabilitating Lochner: Defending Individual Rights against Progressive Reform (University of Chicago Press). More works are here. He blogs at Volokh Conspiracy.
Welcome to Elizabeth and David!