Saturday, September 26, 2020

Weekend Roundup

  • Simon Stern will speak online on "Reasonable Doubters: Cross-Examination, Detection, Mystification" on Wednesday, September 30, 12:30, under the auspices of the Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto.  More information here.  
  • The INS on the Line: A Discussion with Deborah Kang at the Yale Macmillan Center online on Friday, October 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm, with Cristina Rodríguez, Anna O. Law, and Brendan Shanahan.
  • Sara Mayeux, Vanderbilt Law, interviewed on Free Justice: A History of the Public Defender in Twentieth-Century America in Princeton Alumni Weekly.
  • Theodore Gonzalves, National Museum of American History, Erika Lee, University of Minnesota, and Natalia Molina, University of Southern California at the National Museum of American History on Fear and Scapegoating during a Pandemic, online on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 4-5 PM.
  • Penn Law's Serena Mayeri in the Philadelphia Inquirer: "Ruth Bader Ginsburg made the impossible look easy." Retropolis on RBG's fateful research trip to Sweden (WaPo).
  • Maeva Marcus on the early history of the US Supreme Court (History Channel).
  • A lot, apparently: "What Trump Is Missing About American History," by Leslie M. Harris and Karin Wulf (Politico), and "What Trump Doesn't Understand about US History," by Sean Wilentz (WaPo).  The OAH's statement on the White House conference is here.
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.