Saturday, February 4, 2023

Weekend Roundup

  • In honor of Black History Month, "[t]he Citing Slavery Project will be highlighting one case a day that is still used as good legal precedent today, despite the fact that the original case upheld slavery." More.
  • Via Rorotoko: Alison Peck (West Virginia University College of Law) on her book The Accidental History of the U.S. Immigration Courts: War, Fear, and the Roots of Dysfunction.
  • Constitutional Crisis Hotline, a podcast hosted by Jed Shugerman and Julie Suk (Fordham Law), has released an episode on "The 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade." Linda Greenhouse and Reva Siegel (Yale Law School) join as guests.
  • The Law and Society Association at Stanford Law School (LSAS) will hold its Seventh
    Conference for Junior Researchers, on the theme "the role of courts, litigation, and other legal institutions in an age of social conflict." The CFP is here. Deadline Feb. 12.
  • On February 21, at 4 pm Hong Kong Time, Martti Koskenniemi will deliver the lecture The Legal History of International Power: Sovereignty & Property, at the Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law, City University of Hong Kong, in partnership with Wuhan University School of Law and Fudan University School of Law.   The discussant will be Ignacio de la Rasilla.  Register here.
  • Update: Critical Legal Theory has posted podcast interviews of David Trubek and Duncan Kennedy on the Critical Legal Studies movement. 

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