Law and History Review will have new editor; details for applicants

After over five years of exceptional service, Elizabeth Dale is stepping down as editor of the Law & History Review, which is sponsored by the American Society for Legal History and published by the Cambridge University Press. The ASLH Publications Committee invites applications for the position. Applicants should be members of the Society who are […]

Call for Papers – 2017 ASLH Annual Meeting

The 2017 annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, from October 26 – October 29, 2017. The Program Committee invites proposals on any facet or period of legal history, anywhere in the world. We also strongly encourage thematic proposals that traverse traditional chronological or geographical fields. […]

Shortlist for the Langum Prize in American Legal History and Biography Announced

The shortlisted books are: Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States, by Edward B. Foley (Oxford University Press). Discrediting the Red Scare: The Cold War Trials of James Kutcher, “The Legless Veteran,” by Robert Justin Goldstein (University Press of Kansas). The Great Yazoo Lands Sale: The Case of Fletcher v. Peck, […]