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Legal rhetorics and reality in Early Modern France: The factums

How can we be sure to view things as they really were in the historical sources we use for our research in the field of legal history? 2,980 more words

Legal History

The Limits of State Religion and Non-Muslim Minorities: The Moroccan ‘Baha’i Affair’ of 1962

Amidst the tensions raised by Islamic constitutional states as they deal with non-Muslim minorities, worth considering is how Muslim-majority states have resolved the issue in the past. 2,257 more words

Foreign Government

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. 318 more words

New Haven

TDISH: Freedom of the Press 

In November 1734, New York printer John Peter Zenger was arrested by representatives of the Royal governor of the colony on charges of seditious libel. Zenger was the printer for the… 251 more words

This Date In Strange History

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

Legal History

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