- From the LPEblog: Talia Rothstein on "What Law Clinics Left Behind." "[T]he rise of clinics did not represent a simple victory for student
protestors. Instead, it left them with a host of unmet demands—many of
which remain unfulfilled today."
- The U.S. Law and Race Initiative at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to hire a Research Assistant Professor. It is also plans to host "four
history or social science graduate students" for a "three-week summer residential fellowship." More information is available here.
- Congratulations to Kimberly Welch (Vanderbilt University), who won the Anne Braden Prize from the Southern Historical Association for her article “The Stability of Fortunes: A Free Black Woman, Her Legacy, and the Legal Archive in Antebellum New Orleans,” Journal of the Civil War Era 12 (December 2022): 473-502. The prize recognizes the best article on a topic in Southern women’s history.
- "Made by History" (formerly in partnership with the Washington Post) is back! It's now in partnership with TIME.
- Berkeley Law’s notice of Dylan Penningroth’s Before the Movement: The Hidden History of Black Civil Rights.
- The Library of Congress has recently posted a webpage on its collection, Historic Sources of Brazilian Law.
- Roxana Banu joins Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, as Fellow and Tutor in Law. “Her current research projects include an exploration of the history of private international law in the colonial context and the social history of interwar cross-border family maintenance conventions.” More.
- Phillip W. Magness on "The Problem of the Tariff in American Economic History, 1787–1934"(Cato).
- ICYMI: The Illinois Supreme Court has opened its “new interactive learning center.” (State Journal-Register; Pantagraph). Miranda: The Movie (Patch). Salem Witch Trials: What Caused the Hysteria? (History).
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