- Starlyn Stout on HistoryLink, has a nice biographical post on Lelia Josephine Robinson (1850-1891).
- Now on YouTube: Helen Knowles’s recent Supreme Court Historical Society lecture on >Elsie Parrish and her fight for the minimum wage at the height of the depression," culminating in "the landmark Supreme Court Case, Parrish v. West Coast Hotel."
- Via SCOTUSblog, here is the final report of that Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court ofthe United States. What word of FDR's Court-packing plan, you ask? "Scholars disagree."
- New online from the American Journal of Legal History and Oxford Academic: Victorian Railways Commissioners v Coultas: The Untold Story, by Peter Handford.
- Christopher Brooks, East Stroudsburg University, will deliver the lecture John Stewart Rock: A Trailblazed Path to the Supreme Court Bar, sponsored by the Supreme Court Historical Society, be on Monday, January 31, 2021, 12 p.m. EST (Via Zoom).
- “Brown University, Tougaloo College and the University of New Mexico
School of Law partnered in June to host The Conversation, a three-week
summer research dialogue among rising second-, third- and fourth-year
undergraduates around issues of race, justice and the law as they have
affected “involuntary Americans” (e.g., Indigenous peoples here before
Columbus, Black people brought here enslaved, and Mexicans here before
the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and immigrants brought here as
- For your year-end giving consideration: the ASLH!
- update: "Skull Bumps and the 'Criminal,'" in which Catherine L. Evans reviews Courtney E. Thompson's book for The New Rambler
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