- In Historicizing the War(s) on Drugs across National (and Disciplinary) Borders, Sara Mayeux, Vanderbilt Law, reviews The War on Drugs: A History over at JOTWELL.
- In Indian constitutionalism, the rule of law, and Parsi legal culture, Indian Law Review, former LHB co-moderator Mitra Sharafi, Wisconsin Law, argues that Parsi legal culture did not just benefit Zoroastrians in the late colonial era; it “also played an underacknowledged role in the constitutional life of modern India, helping nationalists pivot from extra-legal resistance to the business of running a state."
- From the Washington Post's "Made by History" section: Lauren MacIvor Thompson (Georgia State University College of Law): "The original Comstock Act doesn’t support the new antiabortion decision"; Donna J. Drucker ( "Judge Kacsmaryk’s medication abortion decision distorts a key precedent"; Felicia Kornbluh (University of Vermont), "Abortion pill decision reveals how the debate has changed since Dobbs."
- In the Atlantic: Mary Ziegler (UC Davis), "The Texas Abortion-Pill Ruling Signals Pro-Lifers’ Next Push."
- From the New Republic (with shout-outs to legal historians in the text): Melissa Gira-Grant, "Conservatives Are Turning to a 150-Year-Old Obscenity Law to Outlaw Abortion."
- "The Florida Supreme Court Historical Society is seeking judges, lawyers,
law teachers, and other citizens to serve on its board of trustees" (Florida Bar News).
- In honor of DC Emancipation Day, the Supreme Court Historical Society will host a virtual lecture with Manisha Sinha on the abolitionist origins of Civil War constitutionalism and emancipation on April 17, 2023, at Noon EDT. Register here.
- ICYMI: Still more on Comstock and his laws (Politico). An obituary of Douglas A. Hedin, the creator of the Minnesota Legal History Project (Republican Eagle). Federal judges explain things to Felicia Kornbluh (American Prospect). Res ipsa loquitur, in other, piscine words (Irish Times).