Saturday, March 29, 2014

Weekend Roundup

  • From the Chronicle of Higher Education: "Doctoral students at Brown University are testing a new model for interdisciplinary studies that allows them to pair advanced degrees in sometimes-disparate fields, with the goals of broadening their knowledge and improving their marketability." Read on here.
  • The University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal invite submissions for the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction ("given annually to a book-length work of fiction, published in the preceding year, that best illuminates the role of lawyers in society and their power to effect change"). (Hat tip: In Custodia Legis).
  • Gale Cengage announces new on-line resources: Indigenous Peoples: North America and the Associated Press's City Bureau Collection for Atlanta, Austin, Birmingham, Chicago, Dallas, Miami, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh, dating from 1931 to 2004.  The Washington Bureau is due out in the spring and should be a valuable source on legal-political doings in the capital
  • Via the Historical Society: the latest issue of Historically Speaking is now available online.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.