Saturday, May 26, 2018

Weekend Roundup

  • "When Rosa Parks refused to give her seat on a Montgomery bus to a white man in 1955, she was put in handcuffs and arrested. But what happened next? The answer to that question just became more clear thanks to a new discovery: disintegrating court records that detail the legal response to Parks’ arrest.”  More, from The History Channel.
  • "The regulatory body for Ontario’s lawyers and paralegals has released a guide to help legal professionals better understand the legal rights, history and culture of Indigenous people."  More, from the National Post.
  • We’ve learned from James H. Broussard, Department of History at Lebanon Valley College, that the Lebanon Valley College Center for Political History is inviting submissions for the Sally and Morris Lasky Prize, awarded to the best book on American political history published in calendar 2017.  Submissions should be addressed to Professor Broussard at the history Department, Lebanon Valley College,  101 N. College Ave., Annville PA 17003. Deadline is June 15
  • The program of the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association is now available online.
 Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.