- Al Brophy discusses his vision for the American Journal of Legal History on OUPblog.
- "The Supreme Court in Historical Perspective: Politics and Legal Change," a panel discussion held on Thursday, April 14th, 2016 at Columbia University with Eric Foner, Dewitt Clinton Professor of History, Michael J. Graetz, Columbia Alumni Professor of Tax, Sidney Rosdeitcher, Adjunct Professor of Political Science, and Herb Sloan, Professor Emeritus (United States), viewable online here.
|"Katie," Jacob Riis (LC)|
- The April 2016 newsletter of the Historical Society of the DC Circuit is here. It includes a link to Judge Patrica Wald's entry on Judge J. Skelly Wright in the Yale Biographical Dictionary of American Law. (How's that for clickbait?)
- The Library of Congress’s Jacob Riis exhibition opened Thursday (right).
- International Legal History Day at HLS, via the Crimson.
- We can't tell you how cross we were with ourselves for not getting this one.
- Justice Antonin Scalia to Seth Barrett Tillman on the indeterminate meaning of “shall” at the Framing.
- ICYMI: R. B. Bernstein, Annette Gordon-Reed, Sean Wilentz et al. weigh in on "Hamilton; at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School, a panel on Wilson's legacy on race (in the Daily Princetonian.)
- Hey, graduate students: the American Historical Association is seeking summer bloggers.