Saturday, October 2, 2021

Weekend Roundup

  • Michael Hoeflich, University of Kansas School of Law, has relaunched his blog, The legal Antiquarian, with two new posts.  
  • Over at The Regulatory Review: An Early History of Rulemaking Power, a notice of Nicholas R. Parrillo’s YLJ article on the delegation of rulemaking power at the Founding and in the early Republic.
  • An account, in Northeastern Law, of the Ned Project, directed by Kara Swanson as part of a larger enterprise of doing restorative justice by acknowledging the innovations of “enslaved people whose creative rights were denied by a system that refused to allow them to own their own ideas.”
  • The October 2021 issue of the Newsletter of the Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit is available here.
  • Paul Sabin on his book, Public Citizens (Yale News).
  • "Digging into the Past: Noah Rosenblum brings his legal history expertise to the NYU Law faculty" (NYU Law News).
  • Ken Pennington reviews Elizabeth Papp Kamali’s Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England.  Gregory Ablavsky reviews Claire Priest's Credit Nation: Property Laws and Institutions in Early America (AJLH).  Trevor Allen reviews Amanda Tyler's Habeas Corpus: A Very Short Introduction.
  • Over at the State and Local Government Law Blog, Richard Schragger argues that race explains why the Virginia Constitution of 1971 does not provide for home rule.  
  • Images of Justice: a conference in Orléans, 11-12 October 2021.  H/t: ESCLH.
  • Josiah M. Daniel III on why both the Texas Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court have nine members (SSRN) and on the official corruption, Texas Bar, and the Texas Supreme Court in the 1920s (SSRN).
  • ICYMI: A notice of the documentary "My Name is Pauli Murray" (Axios). Judge D. Brock Hornby on the search for a missing painting of the country's first African American lawyer, Macon Bolling Allen (Green Bag).  The Sex Education Pamphlet That Sparked a Landmark Censorship Case (Smithsonian).
 Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.