Saturday, September 15, 2018

Weekend Roundup

  • If a legal historian appeared in your school's annual "new hires and visitors" press release, please send us the link.  Here is Georgetown Law on Kevin Arlyck
  • “Attorneys filed a lawsuit Thursday on behalf of historian Heather Thompson, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy was censored by Illinois prison officials.” H/t: The Beachwood Reporter.
  • Book Reviews: Over at Jotwell: Anders Walker’s Did Black Baptists Join the War on Drugs?, a review of James Forman, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.  In The Globe and Mail, A review of Claire L’Heureux-Dubé: A Life, a biography written by former ASLH president Constance Backhouse. In the New York Law Journal, Jeffrey Winn reviews James Simon’s Eisenhower vs. Warren:  The Battle for Civil Rights and Liberties.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.