Saturday, March 10, 2012

Weekend Round-Up

  • The Miller Center for Public Affairs announces the launch of the blog Riding the Tiger: The Presidential Election in Context.  It "features insights from the Center's scholars as well as resources from its vast digital archives, including excerpts from the secret White House tapes, oral-history interviews, and presidential speeches." 
  • The SEC Historical Society has posted a cache of documents relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to mark the 35th anniversary of its passage in December.
  • Around the colloquia: Barbara Babcock, Stanford Law, presented at Iowa Law, Stuart Banner, UCLA Law, presented on "American Property: A History of How, Why, and What We Own” at USC Law, History, and Culture, and Kathleen Flake, Vanderbilt Religious History, presented "The Longue Duree of America's `Mormon Moment’” in the Harvard International Affairs Workshop.  On March 1, Daniel Ernst presented “Bureaucratic Autonomy and Lawyers at the National Recovery Administration” to the Faculty Workshop at the University of Connecticut School of Law.  Hat tip: Legal Scholarship Blog
  •  The University of Akron School of Law and the University of Akron Press announce a new book series, &LAW, targeting interdisciplinary legal scholarship, including legal history.  Hat tip: Legal Scholarship Blog
  • In honor of International Women's Day, Cambridge University Press is offering a discount on women's history titles.
The Weekend Round-Up is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.