Saturday, January 7, 2017

Weekend Roundup

  • The latest issue of the American Journal of Legal History features a forum on the interpretation of the Second Amendment. You can access the three papers here for a limited time.
  • We missed this one last month. "Oceans of Law II: Islamic Legal Crossings in the Indian Ocean World" took place at Leiden University on Dec.12-14, 2016. Here is the program.
  • ICYMI: A New York court archives move made the front page (screen) of the NYT this week!  (The AP story, courtesy of Eric Freedman, is here.)
  • Quick reminder of a deadline just 10 days away: here's our earlier post on the Baldy Fellowships in Interdisciplinary Legal Studies at SUNY Buffalo Law School. Applications for post-doctoral, mid-career and senior fellowships are due Jan.17.
  • On Inauguration Day, the Princeton University professors Jeremy Adelman, Melissa Lane, Dan Rodgers, and Kim Lane Scheppele will participate in a roundtable on  Global Liberalism in Crisis?” 
  • Congratulations to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana for receiving a $25,000 grant for a documentary film called Federal Justice in IndianaEx parte Milligan will figure prominently in it.
  • Anuj Bhuwania's new book, Courting the People: Public Interest Litigation in Post-Emergency India has been excerpted and featured in This part makes interesting connections between PIL and the legal aid movement.
    Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.