Saturday, March 28, 2015

Weekend Roundup

  • By any reckoning, the Amicus Brief of Cato Institute by William N. Eskridge Jr., and Steven Calabresi in the same-sex marriage case pending before the US Supreme Court is a landmark of forensic constitutional history.
  • The journal Quaestio Iuris, published by the law faculty of the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), seeks papers from university professors on Legal Theory, Philosophy of Law, Sociology of Law, History of Law, State Theory, Philosophy, Epistemology and other law-related topics. 
  • A hat tip to John Q. Barrett for bringing to our attention this story about the recovery of 34 boxes taken by the grandson of the great naval historian Samuel Eliot Morison from the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command collection.  I wonder if they contain any documents relating to Willard Hurst, who compiled an administrative history of the Navy's Bureau of Personnel and was acknowledged in the volume on the Battle of the Atlantic in Morison's naval history of World War 2.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.