Saturday, January 16, 2016

Weekend Roundup

  • On Friday, January 29, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, in the Cannon House Office Building, Room 121, Washington, DC, the National History Center of the American Historical Association will host a Congressional briefing on the history of political partisanship in the United States.  The presenters will be Brian Balogh, Professor of History at the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia, and Joanne Freeman, Professor of History and American Studies at Yale UniversityDonald A. Ritchie, Historian Emeritus of the Senate, will moderate.  Questions and answers will follow the presentation. Light refreshments will be served.  RSVP to Amanda Moniz at 
  • On Thursday, January 21 from 3:30-5:00 p.m., the Miller Center [for Public Affairs at the University of Virginia] will host the first event in the 2016 Historical Presidency series, “Thomas Jefferson’s Electoral Revolution of 1800” with Alan Taylor, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor at the University of Virginia.
  • Around the Colloquia: On January 13, John F. Stinneford, University of Florida Levin College of Law, presented in Florida Law’s faculty workshop on “The Original Meaning of ‘Cruel.’” H/t: Legal Scholarship Blog
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.