Saturday, June 30, 2018

Weekend Roundup

  • From the New York Times: Reva Siegel (Yale Law School) on the future of legal abortion: "With Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s retirement, we are now at the moment of reckoning."
  • From We're History: William S. Bush (Texas A&M) and David Tanenhaus (William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV) on "Moral Panic: How We See Other People's Kids as Criminals."
  •  “For those of us who study the history of American immigration law and policy, Mr. Trump’s anti-immigrant demagoguery is grimly familiar.,” writes Matthew J. Lindsay, University of Baltimore Law School, in the Baltimore Sun.  “The trope of immigrant “invasion,” in particular, has long been a rhetorical mainstay of campaigns to exclude or severely restrict foreign migration.”
  • Tonight at 10:45 pm, C-SPAN 3 airs the discussion, held in Supreme Court chamber and co-hosted by the Supreme Court Historical Society and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, between Randy Barnett, Georgetown University, and Richard Primus, University of Michigan, on interpreting the U.S. Constitution. Judge Patricia Millett moderates and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg provides an introduction (and asks about Loving
  • "The Honourable Rosalie Silberman Abella, Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, will deliver Chautauqua Institution’s 14th annual Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States, on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in Chautauqua’s Hall of Philosophy."  H/t: John Q. Barrett's Jackson List.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.