Saturday, April 5, 2014

Weekend Roundup

  • Richard J. Ross, University of Illinois College of Law, presented "The Beginnings of American Law: A Comparative History," at the University of Wisconsin Law School on March 31, 2014.  Hat tip: Legal Scholarship Blog
  • Ethiopian Legal History: The Movie.  "A new documentary by Leyou Tameru, 'Chasing Modernity: A Reflection on Legal History,' will be screened on April 9th at Teachers College, Columbia University. The film highlights the evolution of Ethiopia’s legal system under three different authorities in the past five decades, paying particular attention to the Civil Code."  Hat tip: Tadias.
  • Renée Lettow Lerner, George Washington University Law School, will speak on a panel on the topic The Jury Trial is Dying: Should We Mourn its Demise? at NYU Law on Wednesday, April 9, 12:25-1:50 p.m. in Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge.  Partners from several law firms will join her in a session to be moderated by Arthur R. Miller.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.