Saturday, October 12, 2019

Weekend Roundup

  • The PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This,” has selected Adam Winkler’s We the Corporations as its October selection.  Here Professor Winkler discusses his writing process.
  • Descendants from the parties in Dred Scott v Sandford, Plessy v Ferguson and Brown v Board of Education meet at the second Dred Scott Reconciliation Conference, to be held today from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Mahler Ballroom, 4915 Washington Blvd. in St. Louis.  More.
  • Annette Gordon-Reed, the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School, and Peter S. Onuf, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Professor Emeritus in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia, will co-present  “Jefferson: Then and Now,” the 2019 Fall Herber P. Lefler Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Carleton College. More.
  • This New York Times op-ed by Josh Chafetz (Cornell Law), on the impeachment process and congressional "hardball," includes some interesting legal history.
  • ICYMI:  9 Landmark Supreme Court Cases That Shaped LGBTQ Rights in America (Time)
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.