Saturday, January 19, 2019

Weekend Roundup

  • Here’s the amicus brief filed in November 2018 in Chicago v. Whitaker, a sanctuary cities case, by legal historians at the Stanford Law School and Princeton University in defense of we explain that nationwide injunctions.  "History is a notoriously difficult subject."  H/t: Andrew Zimmerman
  •  “With interviews completed of more than 40 women law professors . . . , the Women in Legal Education Oral History Project is seeking additional subjects in order to capture the voices of the first true generation of women professors.”  H/t: Karen Sloan on
  • Harvard Law Today has posted a Q&A with Christine Desan, the Leo Gottlieb Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, on the conference, “Money as a Democratic Medium,” held at HLS on December 14 and 15, 2018.  The event challenged “a diverse group of lawyers, economists, and scholars . . . to re-examine the history of money in America, and to redefine its future.”
  • The Call for Proposals for the 134th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association is here.  Deadline for submissions is February 15, 2019.
  • ICYMI: The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle on the landmark commercial likeness case of Abigail Roberson (on which see also Samantha Barbas's Laws of Image).
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.