Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars: Call for Papers, 2017

Named after the late Kathryn T. Preyer, a distinguished historian of the law of early America known for her generosity to young legal historians, the program of Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars is designed to help legal historians at the beginning of their careers. At the annual meeting of the Society two early career legal historians […]

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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, […]

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Fellowship Opportunity, Stanford Center for Law and History

This fellowship is intended for people who have completed (or will soon complete) their training in law and history and who seek to pursue an academic career at the intersection of the two fields. The Stanford Center for Law and History fellowship is a residential fellowship that provides an opportunity to conduct research in the […]

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