- An online research resource that may be of interest: digitized records of the Southern Christian Advocate's "Lost Friends" column, which "featured messages from individuals searching for loved ones lost in slavery." The column ran from 1877 into the first decade of the twentieth century. (H/t: Lawyers, Guns & Money, via Dean Rowan)
- William Baude, University of Chicago Law School, and Judd Campbell, Executive Director, Stanford Constitutional Law Center, have posted Early American Constitutional History: A Source Guide, “a concise guide to source materials relevant to late 18th-century and early 19th-century constitutional history in the United States, often with accompanying reflections about using these sources in historical and legal scholarship.”
|Credit: Claire Stamler-Goody|
- Also from the University of Chicago Law School: A visit to the D’Angelo Law Library’s Rare Books Collection, partially pictured at right, with Alison LaCroix and R.H. Helmholz.
- From the Woodrow Wilson Center: The Researcher’s Guide to the International Atomic Energy Agency Archives.
- Just posted on the website of the DC Circuit Historical Society is the oral history of Bruce J. Terris, who served in the Solicitor General’s office in the late 1950s and 1960s and then became a public interest lawyer.
- Here’s the line-up for the Clough Graduate Workshop at Boston College, which meets Tuesdays at Noon at 10 Stone Avenue, Room 201.
- Legal Education for a Changing Legal Profession, at the University at Buffalo, February 12 and April 8.
- Via H-Law: At the College of William and Mary, Jim Crow and Civil Rights in the Age of President Obama, the latest from the Lemon Project, “a multifaceted and dynamic attempt to rectify wrongs perpetrated against African Americans by the College through action or inaction.”
- Hart Publishing’s January sale, with a 50% discount on selected titles, including legal history.