Saturday, March 2, 2013

Weekend Roundup

Mary Ziegler (credit)
  • Hiring update: We are excited to announce that recent guest blogger Mary Ziegler (St. Louis University School of Law) is headed to Florida State University College of Law next fall.
  • Frank Boles, a past president of the Society of American Archivists explores the notion, sometimes mooted by his professional colleagues, that "an ‘archival privilege’ of confidentiality exists, or should exist, to shield an archives from a hostile court’s order” here.  (Hat tip: Hannah T. Miller)
  • The Organization of American Historians has announced the results of its recent election.

    Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/02/21/5206406/leading-scholar-of-comparative.html#storylink=cpy
  • Emory University President James Wagner recently made some controversial comments about the "three-fifths compromise." Check out the New York Times "Room for Debate" page to follow the ensuing conversation. (Hat tip: the Faculty Lounge)
  • From the Smithsonian.com, an interview with "a wiry, remarkably fit-looking fellow" named Bernard Bailyn about "the shocking savagery of America's early history." (Hat tip: Arts & Letters Daily)
The Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History Bloggers.

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