- The Fordham Law Review recently published a symposium on the legacy of Senator Birch Bayh, whose accomplishments include helping draft the 25th Amendment. It's titled "Celebrating the Impact of Senator Birch Bayh: A Lasting Legacy on the Constitution and Beyond." The symposium is among the many 25th amendment resources on the Fordham Law website.
- Our friends at the Federal Judicial History Office of the Federal Judicial Center has posted a new contribution to its Spotlight on Judicial history series: A Woman Appears In the Supreme Court: Belva Lockwood’s Career in the Federal Court, by Christine Lamberson, Director of the Office.
- In Made by History at the Washington Post: Elizabeth D. Katz on Kamala Harris and the history of women's right to hold office.
- Here's what happened when Courtney E. Thompson (whose book we announced recently here) ran the 1776 Report through TurnItIn.
- teaching award at Wisconsin.
- New online in the AJLH: Marianne Vasara-Aaltonen, “From Disputation Hall to High Office: Swedish Students' Legal Dissertations at German and Dutch Universities in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.”
- We were reminded that James Boyd White’s Keep Law Alive (Carolina Academic Press, 2019) speaks to recent events.
- ICYMI: Matthew Gabriele on Vikings, Crusaders, Confederates: Misunderstood Historical Imagery at the January 6 Capitol Insurrection (AHA Perspectives). Mary Frances Berry et al. on DJT's legacy (BBC News). Patti Minter on the inauguration (13WBKO). Annette Gordon-Reed on slavery and today (Texas Public Radio).
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