Saturday, May 13, 2023

Weekend Roundup

  • This week's legal-historian-recognized-for teaching-at-a-law-school is Penn Carey Law's Sophia Z. Lee, whom the JD Class of 2023 chose to receive the Harvey Levin Memorial Teaching Award before her naming as incoming dean.
  • Christoper W. Schmidt on Brad Snyder's Democratic Justice (Jotwell).  
  • "The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will open a new major special exhibition, Black Americans, Civil Rights, and the Roosevelts, 1932-1962, on Saturday, June 3, 2023, in the William J. vanden Heuvel Gallery of the Library and Museum. The exhibit runs through December 31, 2024."
  • Over at the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance: Banking Crises in Historical Perspective, a report on a paper by Carola Frydman, Northwestern University, and Chenzi Xu, Stanford University.  It “surveys over two hundred empirical studies from the last twenty years (2000-2022) that cover banking crises occurring between 1800 and 1980.”
  • The American Council of Learned Societies has launched a book prize for open access works.  H/t: MS.   
  • ICYMI: Abolition as a "divisive concept" avant la lettre (ACS). 
Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.