- From the Washington Post's "Made by History" section: The new wave of anti-trans legislation is based on very old arguments and ideas"; Christopher B. Daly (Boston University), "Fifty years ago the Pentagon Papers shocked America — and they still matter today"; David Farber (University of Kansas) on why "it's time to make peace" with the War on Drugs; and more.
- Over at the Legal History Miscellany: Gwen Seabourne on runaway nuns, Cassie Watson on Victorian crime news, Krista Kesselring on domestic violence and the Court of Star Chamber, Sara M. Butler on medieval bail.
- A Call for Applications for visiting fellowships at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies, University of Lucerne (deadline: 30 Sept. 2021)
- From In Custodia Legis: Celebrating Magna Carta's Birthday; An Exploration of the Herencia Collection: Nuptial Agreements in Medieval Catalonia.
- Nate Holdren is interviewed on Injury Impoverished (In These Times).
- Congratulations to Sara Mayeux, Vanderbilt Law, for winning the 2020 David J. Langum Sr. Prize in American Legal History for her book, Free Justice: A History of the Public Defender in Twentieth-Century America.
- The Administrative State in the Twenty-First Century: Deconstruction and/or Reconstruction. The other contributors are Peter L. Strauss, Susan E. Dudley, Sean Farhang, David E. Lewis, Bernard W. Bell, Cary Coglianese, Beth Simone Noveck, Aaron L. Nielson, Christopher J. Walker, Avery White, Michael Neblo, Jeremy Kessler, Charles Sabel, Cass R. Sunstein and Neomi Rao
- New online from the AJLH and Oxford Journals: Why Black Homeowners are More Likely to be Caribbean American than African American in New York: A Theory of How Early West Indian Migrants Broke Racial Cartels in Housing, by Eleanor Marie Lawrence Brown
- Arizona State University History PhD candidate William Hobby has won a scholarship to
research he “legal and cultural history of conflicts surrounding proposed expansion of the Arizona Snowbowl ski area on the San Francisco Peaks north of Flagstaff, primarily during the 1970s. . . . 'The San Francisco Peaks are sacred to numerous Indigenous nations of the American Southwest, and representatives from the tribes, especially the Diné and Hopi, were active in attempting to stop further development,' Hobby said."
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