Saturday, July 30, 2016

Weekend Roundup

  • St. Andrews University has acquired the Marchmont Manuscript, a 450-year-old manuscript that “contains Regiam Majestatem, the earliest surviving text giving a comprehensive overview of Scots law.”  It was once owned by the Scots poet Alexander Hume. 
  • The Kluge Center at the Library of Congress announces its 2016 fellows
  •  “10 facts about the most famous scene in legal history,” from Constitution Daily, the blog of the National Constitution Center.
  • "The National History Center of the American Historical Association will hold a Congressional briefing on the Zika virus: historic parallels, and policy responses.  J.R. McNeill of Georgetown University and Margaret Humphreys of Duke University will discuss  the history of Zika’s mosquito vectors and the complexity of planning public health programs to counter disease-bearing mosquitoes.  Alan Kraut of American University will moderate." More.
  • Now through August 14: Oxford University Press's summer sale.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.