Saturday, November 19, 2011

Weekend Round-Up

  • More ASLH coverage: over at the Faculty Lounge, Al Brophy has posted a podcast of the roundtable on teaching American Legal History, as well as some of his own impressions of the meeting.
  • The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer short-term and long-term research fellowships for the upcoming academic year. More information is here. (Hat tip: H-Law)
  • Dallas-area readers: On Tuesday, November 29, the Legal History Discussion Group of the Dallas Bar Association has invited Michael Ariens (St. Mary's University School of Law) to talk about his new book, Lone Star Law: A Legal History of Texas. More information is here
  • Bay-area readers: On Monday, November 21, the Center for the Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley, will host a talk by Karen Tani, titled "'Precisely Who Is My Brother's Keeper?'": Welfare, Federalism, and the Rule of Law, 1935-1965." Details here.
  • The Law and Courts section of the American Political Science Association has announced the inauguration of a new peer-reviewed journal: the Journal of Law and Courts.  According to the Empirical Legal Studies blog, the editorial manager is now accepting submissions.
The Weekend Round-Up is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.