Saturday, February 9, 2019

Weekend Roundup

  • The latest "AHR interview" is with Bianca Premo and Yanna Yannakakis, on their forthcoming American Historical Review article on legal jurisdiction and indigenous agency in colonial Mexico.
  • HLS’s Annette Gordon-Reed speaks on Confederate iconography and bias as part of the University of Houston Law’s Distinguished Speakers series on February 14 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
  • Seth Barrett Tillman has posted his latest briefs in the Emoluments Clause litigation, here and here
  • Books in Review. Karen J. Greenberg on Jonathan Gienapp’s Second Creation in The Nation.  David W. Blight on Judge Richard Gergel’s Unexampled Courage in the New York Times.
  • ICYMI: The Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder’s “Minnesota Black History Salute” of Lena O. Smith, “Minnesota’s first female African American lawyer.”  The Knox Student on the Illinois Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission’s traveling exhibit on the history of Illinois's judiciary.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.