Saturday, August 28, 2021

Weekend Roundup

  • Above the Law's Kathryn Rubino interviews Patricia Cain about Paving the Way: The First American Women Law Professors and her career.
  • The University of Arkansas School of Law Alumni Society Board of Directors has awarded its 2021 Commitment to Justice award to the federal judge (and legal historian) Morris Arnold. (More.)
  • On September 16th from 3-4 p.m. EDT, the Library of Congress will present (via webinar) its annual Constitution Day Lecture. Kurt Lash (University of Richmond) will present “The Transformation of the Bill of Rights: Incorporation Doctrine and the Fourteenth Amendment.” More information here
  • The Balkinization symposium on James Pfander's Cases Without Controversies comes to a close, with several author responses (here's the first).
  • "Roosevelt Institute Morgenthau Scholar Dr. Abby Gondek talks to FDR Library Supervisory Archivist Kirsten Carter about how data visualizations from 3,000 letters from the public about the Emergency Refugee Center in Oswego, NY, reveal the US government’s response through the War Refugee Board to rescue refugees during the Holocaust."  (FDRLibrary YouTube)
  • ICYMI:  Lawrence B. Glickman on "Business as Usual: The Long History of Corporate Personhood" (Boston Review)Melvin I. Urofsky reviews Presumed Guilty: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rights, by Erwin Chemerinsky (NYT).  Mary Ziegler on the Texas, the Supreme Court and Roe v. Wade (NYT).

 Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.