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Thursday, August 16, 2018
It's Alive! Iuliano and Whittinton on the Nondelegation Doctrine
Jason Iuliano , Olin-Searle Fellow in Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School , and Keith E. Whittington , William Nelson Cromwell ...
Birla on philanthropy and profit in modern India
Earlier this year, Ritu Birla, University of Toronto published "C=f(P): The trust, 'general public utility,' and charity as a...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Bowman on British Impeachments
Frank O. Bowman III, University of Missouri School of Law , has posted British Impeachments (1376-1787) & the Present American Constitut...
New issue of Legal History
The current issue of the revived Australian journal, Legal History, is out. Here are the articles with abstracts for issue 17, no.2: An...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Campbell on the Origins of 1st Amendment Federalism
Jud Campbell, University of Richmond School of Law , has posted The Invention of First Amendment Federalism , which is forthcoming in the Te...
Dubber & Tomlins's "Oxford Handbook of Legal History"
It’s available for pre-order now and shipping in on September 9: The Oxford Handbook of Legal History , edited by Markus D. Dubber and Chri...
Monday, August 13, 2018
Beckert & Desan's "American Capitalism: New Histories"
American Capitalism: New Histories , edited by Sven Beckert and Christine Desan , Harvard University , is out from the Columbia University ...
Davis Center fellowships
[We have the following announcement. Deadline: Dec.1, 2018.] During the 2019-20 academic year, the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Histori...
Sunday, August 12, 2018
Blending Business History and Legal History
Thank you to Karen, Dan, and Mitra for inviting me to participate in the Legal History Blog. To get started, I want to introduce wha...
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Greg Kaster, Gustavus Adolphus University , reflects on his participation in the NEH Summer Institute on Slavery and the Constitution, dir...
Friday, August 10, 2018
Peer on the Federal Reserve Act and the Lender of Last Resort
Nadav Orian Peer, Tulane University Law School , has posted Negotiating the Lender-of-Last-Resort: The 1913 Fed Act as a Debate Over Credit ...
Chacon and Jensen on Constitutional Referenda in Antebellum US
Mario Chacon and Jeff l. Jensen, New York University Abu Dhabi, have posted Direct Democracy, Constitutional Reform, and Political Inequali...
Woolhandler and Collins on Federal Supremacy and State Jurisdictional Duties
Ann Woolhandler and Michael G. Collins, University of Virginia School of Law , have posted Federal Supremacy and State Jurisdictional Duties...
Schorr on Theories of Social Evolution and the Commons
David Schorr, Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law , has posted Savagery, Civilization, and Property: Theories of Societal Evolution ...
Schachar and friends on citizenship
Ayelet Schachar (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity & University of Toronto), Rainer Baubock (Europe...
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Ingram on Washington's Pardons
Scott Ingram, High Point University , has posted President, Politics and Pardons: Washington's Original (Mis?)Use of the Pardon Power , ...
Vermeule on the Publius Paradox
Adrian Vermeule, Harvard Law School , has posted The Publius Paradox , which is forthcoming in the Modern Law Review : At the Philadelphia...
At the Folger: The Corporation in Early Modern Political Thought
[Via H-Law , we have the following announcement.] The Corporation in Early Modern Political Thought Philip Stern Spring Semester Seminar...
Law and History Review 36:3 is now up on Cambridge Core. In This Issue Gautham Rao ASLH 2017 Plenary Lecture The Long Resistance To...
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