- The legal historians Sarah Barringer Gordon, Sophia Z. Lee and Serena Mayeri (and Dorothy E. Roberts and Tobias Barrington Wolff) reply to their University of Pennsylvania colleagues Amy Wax and Larry Alexander’s op-ed, “Paying the price for breakdown of the country's bourgeois culture.”
- Just up on YouTube is An Evening at Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace: Theodore Roosevelt & the Constitution, a lecture by Kermit Roosevelt, III, University of Pennsylvania, sponsored by the Young Lawyers Committee of the Historical Society of the New York Courts.
- In the pages of the New York Times book review section: Annette Gordon-Reed (Harvard Law) on "Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson and the Ways We Talk About Our Past."
- Laura Edwards, Duke University, on Why Confederate statues fail to represent Southern history, in The Hill.
- ICYMI: A story on the Originalism Summer Seminar at Georgetown Law, from the school’s website; Andrew Porwancher, assistant professor of constitutional history at the University of Oklahoma, asks, Was Hamilton Jewish? Also, how HLS will celebrate its bicentennial.
- In the Chronicle of Higher Education: Martha Jones (Johns Hopkins) on "What Mark Lilla Gets Wrong About Students."
- From the Washington Post's "Made by History" section: Jennifer Delton (Skidmore College) on "When 'free speech' becomes a political weapon," and Adam Goodman (University of Illinois at Chicago) on fear as "the core of Donald Trump's immigration policy."
- In the op-ed pages of the Chicago Tribune, Steven Lubet (Northwestern) and Alfred Brophy (University of Alabama) explain "Why Trump is wrong to equate George Washington with Robert E. Lee."