Saturday, February 11, 2012

Weekend Round-Up


  • In case you missed the links on H-Law, a review of David Bernstein's Rehabilitating Lochner by the Federal Judicial Center's Daniel Holt is here; Bernstein's reply is here; and Holt's further thoughts are here.
  • Around the colloquiaJody David Armour, USC Law,  presented "Nigger Lover: Luck, Law, and Language in the Social Construction of Niggas” in USC Law, History, and Culture program; James Salzman, Duke Law, presented "Thirst: The Histories of Drinking Water” at Brooklyn Law; Ariela Gross, USC Law, presented “All Born to Freedom? Comparing the Law and Politics of Race and the Memory of Slavery in the U.S. and France Today” at Washington University Law; and Christopher Beauchamp, Brooklyn Law, presented "The Pure Thoughts of Judge Hand: A Historical Note on the Patenting of Nature" to NYU Law's Colloquium on Innovation Policy.  Hat tip: Legal Scholarship Bog
  • Here is GW Law's press release announcing Michael Morin's receipt of the first Richard & Diane Cummins Legal History Research Grant.  Professor Morin will be using the grant to work with the Burns Library's unusually strong collection in early French law.  Hat tip: Legal Scholarship Blog
    The Weekend Round-Up is a weekly feature compiled by all the Legal History bloggers.

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