- The American Historical Association has established $500 emergency grants to "assist un/underemployed historians who have been financially affected by
the COVID-19 outbreak."
- Princeton Ph.D. candidate Teal Acardi asked Twitter for reading recommendations on state building and infrastructure. He turned the results into a crowd-sourced #InfrastructureSyllabus. It includes lots of legal history.
- Over at the Legal History Miscellany: Sara M. Butler on botched executions in medieval England and Ohio today; and Gwen Seabourne on runaway nuns.
- Harvard Law professor Jeannie Suk Gersen's New Yorker piece on the latest comfort women controversy ignited by her colleague J. Mark Ramseyer.
- Duke Law’s H. Timothy Lovelace, Jr., interviewed in conjunction with his 2021 Rights and the Humanities lecture, delivered on Tuesday, February 23, Martin, the Movement, and the World of Comparative Law.
- Randall Kennedy, Martha Minow and Cass Sunstein have founded the American Journal of Law and Equality (Harvard Law Today).
- From the Washington Post's "Made by History" section: Gavin Benke (Boston University) on energy deregulation and the Texas crisis; A. K. Sandoval-Strausz (Pennsylvania State University) on why "a path to citizenship for 11 million immigrants is a no-brainer"; and more.
- ICYMI: Honoring Macon Bolling (Queens Daily Eagle). Remembering Georgia's "original 33" Black state legislators (WTOC). Slavery in Southern Illinois (WSILTV) and Connecticut (MetroWestDailyNews). Ending segregation in Oak Ridge, Tenn. (NET). The Library of Congress Acquires 200 Sketches of the Rodney King Police Brutality Trials (Fine Books & Collections). Raymond Pace Alexander and Sadie Tanner Alexander (Philadelphia Tribune).
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.