Saturday, December 5, 2015

Weekend Roundup

    Constance Baker Motley, 1964 (credit)
  • On Thursday, LHB Blogger Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Harvard Law, presented "The Honor and Burden of Being First: Constance Baker Motley and Three Extraordinary Generations of American Activism" in the University of Michigan's Legal History Workshop.  H/t: Legal Scholarship Blog.
  • Over at Columbia Law School's legal history workshop, meanwhile, Aziz Rana (Cornell Law School) presented portions of his new book manuscript, titled The Rise of the Constitution.   
  • Via ReadMedia, the New York State Bar Association's press release on today's “Boot Camp for Reporters” on the vote in 2017 to authorize a state constitutional convention.  The vote in 1937 ultimately led to the (unsuccessful) proposal of an "anti-bureaucracy clause" in 1938.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.