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Editing medieval royal laws from Spain

Last month I wanted to refresh my blogroll. Among the additions one blog stands out because its name does not start with a letter, but with a number, and it appears now as the very first item of the blogroll, reason enough for further exploration. 1,698 more words

Legal History

A journal for the legal history of Morocco

Last year I heard about the plans for a new legal history journal, the Revue Marocaine d’Histoire du Droit (RMHD). This month the happy news arrived about its upcoming launch. 883 more words

Legal History

Telling tales: Chaucer and the law

Medieval literature sometimes touches law and justice, and thus it can be useful to look sometimes beyond the usual range of sources and materials legal historians prefer to study. 1,332 more words

Legal History

Tugendhat, "Liberty Intact"

As readers of this blog know, the Center is in the midst of a three-year research project, the Tradition Project, which examines the continuing relevance of tradition–the received wisdom of the past–for law, politics, and culture. 340 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Opening a book: Simon van Leeuwen and Dutch history

In the galaxy of lawyers in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic Hugo Grotius is at the very center. Other lawyers are judged according to their contributions to legal doctrine. 1,681 more words

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Trump reveals first slate of judicial nominees

From The Hill:

“Trump is nominating 10 judges, including two candidates he had previously floated for the Supreme Court, Joan Larsen and David Straus.”

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Research

IS MURDER OF THE CITIZENRY BY THE POLICE A RESULT OF COR PORATE TAKEOVER OF EDUCATION AND LOSS OF LOCAL CONTROL II?

As I reflect over my career, I have tried to make sense out of all the changes I’ve seen over 4 decades. I failed. Although, having drifted in and out of the academic arena over the years and having tried cases in multiple jurisdictions both state and federal, I’ve made some observations from which I can make some conclusions. 1,268 more words

Pollitical Corruption