Saturday, November 15, 2014

Weekend Roundup

  • Canadian legal historians are justifiably proud of Philip Girard for his beautifully crafted and insightful plenary address at last week's meeting of the ASLH. 
Philip Girard (credit)
  • In the wake of the disclosure that the founder of the Mormon Church, Joseph Smith, had as many as 40 wives, the New York Times asked LHB guest blogger Sarah Barringer Gordon (University of Pennsylvania) to weigh in on the Church's efforts at transparency. (Hat tip: @PennHistory)
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.