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New Haven County Bar Association Oral History Project - The Geltman's Lunch Group

The first New Haven County Bar Association Oral History Project subject is a lunch group that has been meeting continuously near the New Haven Court House since the 1940s. 320 more words

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Blue State Special

In recent years, Massachusetts has not been a hotbed of Separation of Church and State or Free Exercise controversy. We were the first to legalize same sex marriage and the legislature just enacted strong protections for the LGBT community. 639 more words

Publishing laws in Early Modern Italy

This month I could add a number of digital resources for legal history to my website Rechtshistorie, but with summertime approaching I could not help asking myself during some fleeting moments whether scholars actually use these resources. 1,340 more words

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Conference: Comparative Legal History International Research Collaborative of the Law and Society Association

The Comparative Legal History International Research Collaborative of the Law and Society Association (“CLH-IRC”) is seeking participants for the 2017 meeting of the LSA in Mexico City, Mexico ( 81 more words

Conferences And Symposia

Law and music, a history of norms and sensitivity

Words from completely different domains can be used without even noticing their origin. Scholars conduct research but seldom think of conductors leading an orchestra or choir. 925 more words

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Before ISIS, there were people having an intelligent discussion on the prospects for an Islamic State

Political and cultural critics of Islam often point to Islam’s supposed lack of provision for “civil society”, that is, a failure to provide enough separation between “church” and state for politics to have any independence of religion or for “rights” to have any foundation or existence other than in Islam. 397 more words

Of manors, towers and castles

Living near Utrecht with its beautiful old inner city and many monuments from earlier centuries can make you wish to look around this town in the heart of the Netherlands to find more monumental buildings or remains of them. 1,579 more words

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