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A Murder at Birr Barracks, by Stephen Callaghan

Birr Barracks was constructed by Bernard Mullins between 1809-1812, during the height of the Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815) in Europe. The Barracks saw various regiments of the British Army stationed there. 1,088 more words

Local History

Dutch historical newspapers in digital context

The results of the Dutch elections last week made headlines worldwide, but they did not offer a ready prompt for a quick reaction here. As usual in the Netherlands in the absence of a two-party system it will take some months to build a new coalition government. 923 more words

Legal History

#3 Finders Keepers?

Dear Gaius,

I was out shopping for a new chariot earlier and I found a pouch containing 20 sesterces (HS 20) just lying on the floor.

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Ancient Law

A Little History on Andrew Jackson and the Supreme Court (for Mike Huckabee)

Mike Huckabee invoked Andrew Jackson in encouraging the President to not comply with federal court orders striking the Muslim travel ban, saying “Hoping @POTUS tells Hawaii judge what Andrew Jackson told overreaching court-“I’ll ignore it and let the court enforce their order.”, invoking the aftermath of… 413 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

"Highly recommended": Professor Chapman on "Due Process Abroad"

Due Process Abroad is the title of the timely manuscript that Nathan S. Chapman (right), an Assistant Professor here at the University of Georgia School of Law, has just posted at SSRN. 329 more words


Event: The Maryland Court of Appeals – Pulling back the drapes on Oz

From the MSBA website (registration here):

The State and Local Government Law Section will convene at the Court of Appeals to hear from the Hon. 80 more words