Saturday, September 23, 2017

Weekend Roundup

  • The Library of Congress Blog has a lovely interview with Ross Davies, George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia School of Law, on his use of the Manuscript Division’s collections, including a picture of his class proudly displaying their LC reader identification cards.
  •  Who knew?  An app version of the Constitution of the United States: Analysis and Interpretation.
  • From the New Orleans Advocate: University of New Orleans historian Raphael Cassimere, Jr. recalls his role in civil rights movement in New Orleans
  • ICYMI: Anders Winroth is one of the historians developing a new series of global history courses at Yale, reports the Yale Daily News.  The North Carolina Historical Commission has delayed discussion of the removal of Confederate monuments from state property in downtown Raleigh, reports the Progressive Pulse.  Huff Po reports that the children of Gordon Hirabayashi, Fred Korematsu and Minoru Yasui have filed an amicus brief challenging the travel ban.  The Law Society of Upper Canada is considering changing its “anachronistic” name, reports the National Post.  NYU Law has a great appreciation of the late Norman Dorsen by Atticus Gannaway.  H/t: Brad Snyder.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.