- The conversation on dissertation embargoes continues at the Chronicle of Higher Education: "Embargoes Can Go Only So Far to Help New Ph.D.'s Get Published, Experts Say." See also this post over at Historiann. (For earlier coverage of the topic, check out last Saturday's roundup.)
- The Times Colonist recently published the story Royal B.C. Museum Protects Court Documents Full of History and Great Stories. These include “60 boxes of bound volumes and other items . . . largely from the B.C. Court of Appeal, which first sat in 1910, but some are from its predecessor, the Supreme Court of B.C. — then also known as the Full Court.” These include “a number of ‘cause’ books included in the material, heavy volumes that contain summaries of cases and were once toted from place to place by judges.”
- We've previously noted the publication of Opening Statements: Law, Jurisprudence, and the Legacy of Dutch New York, edited by Albert M. and Julia C. Rosenblatt. Here is an interview of the editors from the Poughkeepsie Journal.
- From the Junto: a post on "Teaching with Legal Sources: The Case of Ann Hibbens."
- R. B. Bernstein's appreciation of Edmund Morgan for H-law is here. Also worth a read: Roman Hoyos's thoughts on "Edmund Morgan . . . and Popular Constitutionalism," over at the Faculty Lounge.
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- "Why the Relentless Assault on Abortion in the United States?" Ruth Rosen (University of California, Davis) offers answers over at History News Network.
- Here's a headline you don't see every day: "Kenyan lawyer on quixotic quest to nullify trial of Jesus." (Hat tip: HNN)