Saturday, January 29, 2022

Weekend Roundup

  • The constitutional historian Jack Rakove is interviewed about his life and work at length here.
  • The top five articles in Labor: Studies in Working Class History are ungated through Monday. 
  • James M. Banner, Jr. will speak online on “The Election of 1801: Constitutional Event,” as the guest of the David Center for the American Revolution.
  • The German Law Journal has posted ungated recently conducted oral histories of Aharon Barak (born in 1936), President of the Israel Supreme Court (1995-2006); Sabino Cassese (born in 1935), Justice of the Italian Constitutional Court (2005-2014); and Dieter Grimm (born in 1937), Justice of the German Federal Constitutional Court (1987 to 1999).
  • ICYMI:  Our Legal Heritage: When Holyrood offered sanctuary to debtors (Scottish Legal Times). Eight Key Laws That Advanced Civil Rights (History Channel). Disqualify judges because they write legal history?  Judge A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. would like a word (

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