Saturday, March 4, 2017

Weekend Roundup

  • Did you publish a book on non-US legal history in 2015 or 2016? Don't forget to nominate it for the ASLH's new book prize!  The deadline for the Peter Gonville Stein Award is March 15, 2017.
  • If you work on law and religion, you may be interested in this conference on conversion at the Newberry Library (Sept.14-16, 2017). CFP here.
  • Georgetown University’s Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation has released its report
  • In the February issue of The American Historian, published by the Organization of American Historians and distributed to its members, Glen Jeansonne rehabilitates Herbert Hoover, Sonya Ramsey “traces the history of public schools following the seminal Brown v. Board decision,” and a president (the OAH’s that is)  takes on fake news.
  • The blog of the Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York profiles Charlotte Smallwood-Cook, the first woman District Attorney in New York State.
  • Check out the newly designed portal to the website of the Miller Center for Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.
  • ICYMI Update: Jed Handelsman Shugerman on the early years of the US Department of Justice, in Emily Bazelon's article in the New York Times Magazine.

Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.