Saturday, September 17, 2011

Weekend Round-Up

  • The fellows who participated in the 2011 Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History comment on their experiences here.
  • A review of David Bernstein’s Rehabilitating Lochner, from the on-line edition of Reason, is here.
  • Marshall Poe interviews Charles McKinney, Jr., about his book “Greater Freedom: The Evolution of the Civil Rights Struggle in Wilson, North Carolina” (2000) here.
  • Around the colloquia (courtesy of Legal Scholarship Blog): Justice Eliezer Rivlin, Israeli Supreme Court, presented “Law and Economics in the Israeli Legal System: Why Learned Hand Never Made it to Jerusalem” at Berkeley Law on September 12. Sheldon Gelman, Cleveland-Marshall Law, presented “The Historiography of the New Deal: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow” at Cleveland-Marshall Law on September 14. Mary Ziegler, St. Louis Law, presented “Responding to Roe v. Wade: Should Social Issues Be Resolved in the Courts?“ at Illinois Law on September 16. 
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