Our Upcoming Conference —
Chicago, Illinois

November 10–12, 2022

In 2022, the annual conference returns to Chicago for the first time since 2001. We’ll convene November 10-12 at the Chicago Grand Sheraton, and look forward to sharing more details about the meeting as they become available.
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  • January 4, 2022

    Call for Applications: ASLH STUDENT RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM 2022

    The American Society for Legal History will host the ninth annual Student Research Colloquium (SRC) on Wednesday, November 9, and Thursday, November 10, 2022, in Chicago, Illinois.  The SRC annually brings eight graduate students to the site of the ASLH annual meeting to discuss their in-progress dissertations or other research… Keep Reading
  • January 4, 2022

    Call for Papers: 2022 ASLH Annual Meeting

    The Program Committee of the ASLH invites proposals for complete panels and individual papers for the 2022 meeting to be held November 10-12 in Chicago. Panels and papers on any facet or period of legal history from anywhere in the world are welcome.  We encourage thematic proposals that transcend… Keep Reading
  • November 17, 2021

    2021 Plenary Address

    The plenary address at the Society’s 2021 annual meeting in New Orleans was given by John Fabian Witt, Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and entitled “Garland’s Million: The Tragedy and Triumph of Legal History.” The plenary was presented at Tulane University, and… Keep Reading
  • November 10, 2021

    2021 Annual Meeting Prize, Honors, and Fellowship Winners

    The ASLH is delighted to announce our 2021 prize, honors, and fellowship winners! Mary L. Dudziak Digital Legal History Prize Land-Grab Universities (https://www.landgrabu.org/) a remarkable project led by Dr. Robert Lee, Lecturer in American History and Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge University who put together an interdisciplinary team that… Keep Reading
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