- Mark A. Graber, the Jacob A France Professor of Constitutionalism at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, has been named a University System of Maryland Regents Professor. “Graber is one of just seven Regents Professors in the history of the University System of Maryland.” More.
- Judith Adkins, “These People Are Frightened to Death”: Congressional Investigations and the Lavender Scare, Prologue, 48 (Summer 2016), 6–20.
- Recent issues of the Louisiana Law Review have included some good legal history: Slavery Under the Thirteenth Amendment: Race and the Law of Crime and Punishment in the Post-Civil War South, by Virginia Tech’s Peter Wallenstein. A Translator's Toolbox: The Law, Moreau-Lislet's Library, and the Presence of Multilingual Dictionaries in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana by Agustín Parise. And On the Bicentenary of the Louisiana Supreme Court: Chronicle of the Creation of a Unique and Beautiful Legal Tradition by A. N. Yiannopoulos.
|Walter Speck and His Mural (credit)|
- "Wayne State's Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs will be the permanent home of Detroit-artist Walter Speck’s historic New-Deal era UAW mural. The mural depicts significant events in the UAW’s history, and for more than 75 years it was displayed at the Local 174’s union halls.” It was unveiled yesterday during a ceremony during the 38th Annual North American Labor History Conference, which continues today at Wayne State. More.
- ICYMI: Canadian legal history sessions at the ASLH meeting in Toronto, via Canadian Legal History Blog. Laura Edwards’s appointment as the 2016-17 William H. Neukom Fellows Research Chair in Diversity and Law makes it to Bloomberg Law. Seth Barrett Tillman on The Journals Clause. "We're far removed from the Federalist Papers," laments Roger Pilon, after the third presidential debate. We say: Sad!
- Do say hello to your LHB Bloggers if you see us at #ASLH2016. We're always happy to hear from you!
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