- 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.
- In the L.A. Times: Beth Lew Williams (Princeton University) on Florida's revival of "an 1850s strategy to exclude Chinese immigrants."
- From the Washington Post's "Made by History" section: First Republic and our undemocratic bailout system"; Jennifer Standish (UNC, Chapel Hill), "Michigan repealed its ‘right-to-work’ law, a victory for organized labor."
- Thurgood Marshall et al. on Law Day, 1968. H/t: ABA Division for Public Education.
- 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).
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