Saturday, October 19, 2019

Weekend Roundup

  • The Legal History Society of Nigeria has held its first  conference, “Does Legal History Matter?”  More.  
  • William Herbert Johnson, the first African American graduate of Syracuse Law, to be posthumously admitted to the New York State Bar.  More.
  • "A new project is digitizing [US Supreme Court] justices’ behind-the-scenes scribbles, allowing the public a view as the nation’s most powerful jurists decided landmarks of American law" (WSJ).
  • The Akron Beacon Journal revisits the debate from 1946 between Erwin D. Canham, editor of the Christian Science Monitor, and Morris Ernst on the question “Is the American Press Really Free?”
  • Habermas at 90, a conference at Boston College without Habermas (but with Frank Michelman), on Monday, October 21.
 Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.