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  • On October 4 at 2:30 EST, the Supreme Court Historical Society is hosting a “First Monday in October” event with “a conversation between Professors Farah Peterson and Mark Killenbeck on the Supreme Court's October 1821 Term.”  It is free and open to the public and will be recorded and posted to the Society's YouTube channel later that day.  Details here.  
  • "The Department of History at Temple University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professorship in the field of race and racism in crime, policing, and incarceration in the United States since 1787."   More.
  • We’re so sorry we missed it: It was “Talk Like a Pirate's (Lawyer) Day” at the law library of the Loudoun County Public Library yesterday.  “Avast, ye Matey! Visit the Law Library and learn about the colorful legal history of pirates in Virginia while enjoying rum-flavored treats for all ages.”
  • From the Historical Society of the New York Courts: "Did you know that many of the giants of NY law, including William Nelson Cromwell, Samuel Untermyer, and even Charles Evans Hughes, have their final resting places in Woodlawn Cemetery? Join us and our panel of descendants as we share little known stories about these important lawyers and judges and discuss their impact on the law today."  More.
  • University of Delaware professor Alison M. Parker will discuss her book, Unceasing Militant: The Life of Mary Church Terrell, at 5 p.m., Thursday, September 30 (Cape Gazette).
  • My Georgetown Law colleague Laura K. Donahue has posted to SSRN her history-laden amicus curiae brief in FBI v. Fazaga (U.S. No. 20-828) on "the origins and evolution of the state-secrets privilege."  DRE.
  • Another Constitution Day event: Sonu Bedi on the “The Science of the Constitution: The Supreme Court and a Practice of Disagreement" at Dartmouth College.
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