Saturday, December 3, 2022

Weekend Roundup

  • Today, the Connecticut Democracy Center hosts on its "Encounters" series on Connecticut's constitutional history at the Old State House in Hartford (Patch). 
  • The Penn Program on Regulation and the Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition will host William Novak, the Charles F. and Edith J. Clyne Professor of Law at the University of Michigan for a discussion of New Democracy: The Creation of the Modern American State on December 6, 4:30pm - 5:45pm EST.
  • Congratulations to Julian Davis Mortenson and Nicholas Begley for winning the Administrative Law Scholarship Award of the ABA Administrative Law Section for "Delegation at the Founding," 121 Colum. L. Rev. 277 (2021).
  • Ithaca College notes the publication of The End of Public Execution: Race, Religion, and Punishment in the American South, by Michael Trotti.  A book launch is scheduled for Saturday, February 4, at 3pm at Buffalo Street Books.
  • A timeline on the history of laws against cruelty to animals (Lexology). 
  • Here's the University of Virginia Press's legal history list.
  • ICYMI: The Heritage Foundation's historical defense of the ISL theory.  Ruth Marcus on why originalism is "bunk" (WaPo).  Kenji Yoshino on the history of unenumerated constitutional rights (WaPo Magazine).  The Supreme Court's "White-washed" History (The Progressive).  The extensive history of abortion in the United States (Ms. Magazine)
  • Update: The North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh will host a public exhibition of a rare first printing of the U.S. Constitution on December 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (aol)

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