Saturday, April 11, 2015

Weekend Roundup

  • Paul Brand, Professor of English Legal History at the University of Oxford and, this year, the Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the University of Melbourne, will deliver the 2015 Miegunyah public lecture on The First Century of Magna Carta and the Law at the Melbourne Law School on Wednesday, 15 April from 6.30pm. 
  • Picturing the DC Circuit: A new on-line exhibit of the Historical Society for the DC Circuit posts "the official photographs of all the Courts of Appeals of the D.C. Circuit from 1905 until 1977, the final year of the Bazelon Courts. Now, for the first time, readers of the many famous opinions that have been handed down in the Circuit can easily find the faces of the men and women who wrote them."
  • Kimberly Phillips-Fein, on Invisible Hands: The Businessmen’s Crusade Against the New Deal (W. W. Norton, 2010) on New Books in History.
  • Mark Stoler, professor emeritus of history at the University of Vermont, will speak in the Miller center for Public Affairs Historical Presidency Series on Commander in Chief: FDR and Leadership in World War II, on April 21, 3:30-5:00 p.m.  The recording will be posted or you may listen live.
  • The American Archive of Public Broadcasting has launched a new website making available "American public radio and television content dating back to the 1950s.”
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.