Saturday, March 13, 2021

Weekend Roundup

  •  A new Talking Legal History is up on the ASLH website. Host Siobhan Barco talks with Joseph E. David about his book Kinship, Law and Politics: An Anatomy of Belonging (CUP, 2020).
  •  In Immigration: What We've Done, What We Must Do, Allison Brownell Tirres, DePaul University College of Law, asks, How can we envision a world where migrants are offered justice?”  The essay appears in Public Books, an online magazine of ideas, scholarship, and the arts.
  • Author’s query: “I am working on a book project intended for general readership on U.S. Attorneys-General in the modern era (from Kennedy to Barr and beyond) and would be interested in speaking to any legal historians doing work on or related to that topic."  Joshua Raff,
  • "In his first official action as the [University of South Carolina’s] 29th president, Bob Caslen established the Presidential Commission on University History and charged the group with researching “the complex history of the university.”  More.
  • “With the nation locked in debates over Confederate symbols, the very document that laid out the legal framework of a government built to preserve slavery will spend its 160th anniversary where it spends nearly every other day: quietly tucked away in a library at the University of Georgia”  (AJC).
  • Historians of securities regulation might want to view the SEC Historical Society-sponsored discussion with PCAOB's founding board members.  
  • Yuvraj Joshi, a doctoral candidate at the Yale Law School, has posted Racial Justice and Peace, which is forthcoming in the Georgetown Law Journal.
  • ICYMI: Remembering the Pakistani Lawyers' Movement (GVS).  Eric Jager on The History Behind Demands for "Trial by Combat" (HNN)
  Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.