In March, Rowman & Littlefield released “Religious Liberty and the American Supreme Court: The Essential Cases and Documents, Updated Edition” by Vincent Phillip Munoz (University of Notre Dame). 146 more words
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Interview with Kirt von Daacke about "Freedom Has a Face: Race, Identity, and Community in Jefferson's Virginia"
In this podcast I talk to Kirt von Daacke about his 2012 work, Freedom Has a Face: Race, Identity, and Community in Jefferson’s Virginia (University of Virginia Press, 2012) 116 more words
Theatrical representations of a trial can enthrall an audience. Even when you know actual proceedings were different you are lured into understanding matters in the way they are played in the theatre. 2,150 more words
In 1946, Australia’s Commonwealth Employment Service (’CES’) began operations. This coincided with a federal government commitment to full employment, and the Service played a key role in the new federal scheme of unemployment benefits and in Australia’s massive postwar immigration program. 162 more words
In the new book Mea Culpa: Lessons on Law and Regret from U.S. History, author Steven W. Bender examines how the United States’ collective shame about its past has shaped the evolution of law and behavior. 33 more words