Saturday, May 6, 2023

Weekend Roundup

  • Big news at the Library of Congress: Justice John Paul Stevens's papers are now open for research.
  • Today Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Harvard University, will deliver a commencement address at her alma mater, Furman College (Furman News).
  • Another week and two more legal historians receive law school teaching awards: Sara Mayeux and Daniel Sharfstein at Vanderbilt Law.
  • ICYMI: Gun control in American history (Slate).  Gleanings from the newly opened Stevens papers: Chief Justice Rehnquist and the ISL theory in Bush v. Gore (ABAJ).  Ned Blackhawk interviewed on The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History (Yale News). Twelve BYU Law students travel to Calhoun County, Alabama, to learn civil rights history (Anniston Star).

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