- From the Washington Post's "Made by History" section: Sally Gordon (University of Pennsylvania) and Kevin Waitte (Durham University), "California is finally confronting its history of slavery. Here’s how."
The University of Illinois at Chicago changes the name of the John Marshall Law School Law to the UI-Chicago School of Law (Chicago Tribune).
John Marshall (NYPL)
- This week, Balkinization is hosting a symposium on Kate Masur's Until Justice Be Done: America's First Civil Rights Movement, From the Revolution to Reconstruction (W. W. Norton & Company, 2021). Commentators are Laura Edwards (Princeton), Mark Graber (Maryland), Michael Les Bendict (Ohio State), Sanford Levinson (Texas), Gerard Magliocca (Indiana), William Novak (Michigan), Kunal Parker (Miami), and Allison Tirres (DePaul).
- "Uncovering Racist Housing Practices, One Deed At A Time": Racially Restrictive Covenants in Durham, North Carolina (NC Public Radio).
- On June 9, 2021 Noon, EDT, the Supreme Court Historical Society hosts Marlene Trestman discussing “Bessie Margolin, Fair Labor Lawyer Before the Supreme Court.” Trestman is the author of Fair Labor Lawyer: The Remarkable Life of New Deal Attorney and Supreme Court Advocate Bessie Margolin. Tickets are free to members and $25 for non-members. Register.
- New from Talbot Publishing: Discovering the Unexpected: Comparative Legal Studies in Eastern and Central Europe, ed. William E. Butler and O.V. Kresin
- The History of Political Thought has published an article that may be of interest to readers: "'Decision, Activity, Secrecy and Dispatch': The Intellectual Origins of Hamilton's Rhetoric in Federalist No. 70," by Jeremy D. Bailey (University of Houston) and Haimo Li (University of Houston) (behind a paywall, unfortunately).
- New online in Law and History Review and Cambridge Core: Taking the Discipline of Law Seriously: Twining, Arthurs, and Histories of Academic Lawyers, by Susan Bartie.
- “374 US-Native American treaties digitized for the first time are now available to the public” (Archives Portal Europe Blog).
- Union attorney Mark A. Torres discusses Long Island Migrant Labor Camps: Dust for Blood (ABA Journal: Modern Law Library)
- Centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre: WaPo Retropolis documents the devastation. Colorado Law's Suzette Malveaux on representing survivors.
- ICYMI: Hugo Black’s Alexandria, VA, house to be renovated after court challenge (WaPo).
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