|Harold Leventhal, J.|
- A report of the session of the Washington History Seminar, heralded here, devoted to David Armitage and Jo Guldi’s History Manifesto.
- Every since my first time as a "dream mentor" in the National Fellowship program of the Miller Center for Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, I've followed the Center's annual fellows' conference with interest. The schedule for this year's, to be held May 7-8, is here.
- Please considering following the Historical Society for the District of Columbia Circuit on Twitter: @CircuitHistory.
- Magna Carta was everywhere this Law Day. U.S. Courts Honor Magna Carta, Rule of Law Today, Upholding Justice in the Grand Jury; Living Document Represents Freedom to Marry. Also, here.
- Consecutive historical notes in volume 128 (2015) of the Harvard Law Review: International Norms and Politics in the Marshall Court's Slave Trade Cases (pp. 1184-1205) and Congress's Power to Define the Privileges and Immunities of Citizenship (pp. 1206-1227).
- Over at the Faculty Lounge, Al Brophy hits the sweet spot--trusts and estates and the history of slavery--in commenting on L'Affaire Affleck.
- Over at New Books in History, Ellen Boucher discusses her Empire's Children: Child Emigration, Welfare, and the Decline of the British World, 1869-1967 (Cambridge University Press, 2014).