Monday, September 9, 2019

AJLH 59:3

American Journal of Legal History 59:3 (September 2019) is out.  Here’s the TOC:

‘To Stay the Murderer’s Hand and the Rapist’s Passions, and for the Safety and Security of Civil Society’: The Emergence of Racial Disparities in Capital Punishment in Jim Crow New Orleans
Jeffrey S Adler

American Treatise Writers and the Nineteenth-Century Debate on Marriage with a Deceased Wife’s Sister in Transatlantic Context   
Angela Fernandez
The Development of the ‘Modern’ Criminal Law of Evidence in English Law and in France, Germany and the Netherlands: 1750–1900   
R G Bloemberg

Book Reviews

Martha S. Jones, Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America
Kyle G Volk

Whitman, James Q. Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law   
Joseph A Ross

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor, Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War   
Kristin O’Brassill-Kulfan

--Dan Ernst