Wednesday, February 13, 2013

New Issue of Law and History Review

The first issue of Volume 31 of the Law & History Review is now out. Cambridge Journals is providing free access (until February 28, 2013) to the following three articles:
Alfred L. Brophy, "Introducing Applied Legal History"

Kristin A. Collins, "'Petitions Without Number': Widows' Petitions and the Early Nineteenth-Century Origins of Public Marriage-Based Entitlements"

Kimberley A. Reilly, "Wronged in Her Dearest Rights: Plaintiff Wives and the Transformation of Marital Consortium, 1870–1920"
Also in this issue:
Roman J. Hoyos, "The People's Privilege: The Franking Privilege, Constituent Correspondence, and Political Representation in Mid-Nineteenth Century America"
Jeffery A. Jenkins and Justin Peck, "Building Toward Major Policy Change: Congressional Action on Civil Rights, 1941–1950"

Robert Tennyson, "From Unanimity to Proportionality: Assent Standards and the Parliamentary Enclosure Movement"

James Oldham and Su Jin Kim, "Arbitration in America: The Early History"

The issue also includes four book reviews, which we'll try to feature soon.