- Over at JOTWELL, Stuart Banner praises Jed Shugerman's The People's Courts.
- From the Chronicle of Higher Education: a positive solution for plagiarism.
- R.I.P., Eric Hobsbawm.
- Readers on the history job market: Historical Society blogger Heather Cox Richardson has some advice for you. Also from the Historical Society: a round-up of resources on this topic from around the web.
- Around the Colloquia: Scott Douglas Gerber, Ohio Northern University Law, presented “The Intellectual Origins of Early American Law” to the Toledo Faculty Roundtable on October 1. Hat tip: Legal Scholarship Blog.
- Watch for John D. Gordan III's "Reversing the Wilkes Outlawry: What Did Lord Mansfield Really Say?" in the October Law Quarterly Review. Available now is Gordan's article, New York Justice in Civil War Louisiana, on Charles A. Peabody, a New York lawyer and sometimes judge whom Lincoln appointed to the Provisional Court of Louisiana in 1862.
"FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics) is now accepting applications for a fellowship that uses the conduct of lawyers and judges in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive two-week early summer program about contemporary legal ethics." More. Hat tip: H-Law.