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Weekend Roundup

  • Lauren Benton, President of the American Society for Legal History, 2020-2021, has announced that the annual meeting of the ASLH scheduled in New Orleans for November 4-7 is still on.  In her email to ASLH members, she acknowledges that “the decision to attend is highly personal and contingent on many factors” and provides much information to help members make it.  (A Twitter thread is here.)
  • The American Bar Foundation has announced that its Research Director, Ajay Mehrotra, will leave the position next year.  A former LHB Guest Blogger, Professor Mehrotra will remain a Research Professor at the ABF and will continue his position as Professor of Law at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.  He is the author of Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877-1929 (Cambridge University Press, 2013) which won the Society for U.S. Intellectual History Annual Book Award for 2014.
  • A recording of Sam Erman's Constitution Day lecture on Almost Citizens for the Supreme Court Historical Society is now available on YouTube.
  • ICYMI: Martha S. Jones's book deal (NYT).  "A sheet of paper at Columbia’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library shows how a Black woman sought—and won—justice in 1791 America" (Columbia News).

Weekend Roundup is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.

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