Saturday, January 2, 2021

Weekend Roundup

  • The virtual substitute for the annual meeting of the American Historical Association includes the panel, Native Nations and Anglo-American Law, with Michael Leroy Oberg, SUNY-Geneseo; Daniel Mandell, Truman State University; Craig Yirush, University of California, Los Angeles; Zachary Conn, Yale University; and Julia Lewandoski, California State University, San Marcos.
  • The New York Times reports, in its story on the renovation of Penn Station, that the waiting area now includes “a photographic panel staged by the artist Stan Douglas nods to the station’s history, when throngs of sympathizers greeted Angelo Herndon, a persecuted labor organizer and champion of racial justice in 1934.”
  • ICYMI: The "brothel law" of La Crosse, Wisconsin (Racquet Press).  Michael Cannon on the FDA and Rosario Raspanti's tomato sauce, circa 1942 (Cato at Liberty). An appreciation of Edwin Horton, Jr., presiding judge in a trial of the Scottsboro Boys (The Chattanoogan).

Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.