Saturday, February 2, 2019

Weekend Roundup

  • From the Washington Post's "Made by History" section: Robert L. Tsai (American University) on how activists forced a cultural and institutional reconsideration of the now infamous Korematsu case. Also Mary Ziegler (Florida State University) on William Barr's career and the status of the long-running war over abortion.
  • On May 9, 2019, the National Constitution Center will open a new permanent exhibit, Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and EqualityMore.
  •  The latest "Education Update" from National Archives  is a teaching exercise around the indictment of Ann Greenleaf under the Sedition Act of 1798.
  • Also, the Cambridge University Press has announced complimentary access until March 1, 2019 to over fifty articles in its various journals.
  • ICYMI: "The Museum of Baltimore Legal History has reached the halfway point in its fundraising efforts," as per the Maryland Daily Record. Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf at Grand Valley State University.  And ASLH Past President Bruce Mann: The Marie Claire Interview.
  • Update: Congratulations to the Senate Office of Legislative Counsel, which, with its counterpart in the House, is celebrating the centennial of its founding in February 1919 as the Legislative Drafting Service!  Senator Grassley introduced a brief history of the office into the Congressional Record.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.