Saturday, October 6, 2012

Weekend Roundup

  • Over at JOTWELL, Stuart Banner praises Jed Shugerman's The People's Courts
  • Readers on the history job market: Historical Society blogger Heather Cox Richardson has some advice for you. Also from the Historical Society: a round-up of resources on this topic from around the web. 
  • Around the Colloquia: Scott Douglas Gerber, Ohio Northern University Law, presented “The Intellectual Origins of Early American Law” to the Toledo Faculty Roundtable on October 1.  Hat tip: Legal Scholarship Blog.
  • Watch for John D. Gordan III's "Reversing the Wilkes Outlawry: What Did Lord Mansfield Really Say?" in the October Law Quarterly Review. Available now is Gordan's article, New York Justice in Civil War Louisiana, on Charles A. Peabody, a New York lawyer and sometimes judge whom Lincoln appointed to the Provisional Court of Louisiana in 1862.
  • "FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics) is now accepting applications for a fellowship that uses the conduct of lawyers and judges in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive two-week early summer program about contemporary legal ethics."  More.  Hat tip: H-Law.
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