Saturday, July 10, 2021

Weekend Roundup

  • Go here to register to receive updates on Asian Legal History Conference of the Centre for Comparative and Transnational Law of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, to be held July 24-25.
  • Laura Lammasniemi, Warwick Law School, will deliver the 2021 British Science Association Social Sciences Award Lecture on September 9 on “her research into legal history and how looking at the past can help us understand modern legal attitudes towards sexual autonomy.”  (More).
  • The lawyer Paulyn Marrinan Quinn has a six-part podcast series on legal cases that changed Irish lives.  Topics include Charles Stewart Parnell’s divorce, the right to legal representation for young offenders, and access to contraception. (Law Society Gazette).
  • She had us at the title: Emma Southon’s A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum "explores some of the most notorious homicides and assassinations in ancient Rome as well as the little known or forgotten stories of murder as she presents the Roman perspective on violence and lethal crime in politics, law, and daily social relationships."  She is interviewed by Robin Lindley on HNN.
  • We did not note until quite recently the symposium published in 2020 in Constitutional Commentary on Keith E. Whittington’s Repugnant Laws: Judicial Review of Acts of Congress from the Founding to the Present (University Press of Kansas, 2019).
  • The deadline for submissions for that Special Issue on the Law of the Territories in the Yale Law Journal is next Thursday, July 15.
  • ICYMI: (Bushrod) Washington slept here.  The history of voting in Louisiana (WGNO).
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.