Devastation without Representation in Puerto Rico
In an opinion piece for the LA Times, published on the one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Professor Sam Erman writes of devastation without representation in Puerto Rico. You can read the piece here. Learn more about Erman's work by viewing his ...
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Murder in the Shenandoah: Making Law Sovereign in Revolutionary Virginia
Jessica K. Lowe. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press (December 2018). Available to pre-order now via Cambridge University Press and Amazon.

On July 4, 1791, the fifteenth anniversary of American Independence, John Crane, a descendant of prominent ...
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Erman Discusses Puerto Rico on the Podcast BackStory
Sam Erman, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Southern California, appeared in a recent episode of the podcast BackStory, titled "After Hurricane Maria: The History of Puerto Rico and the United States." The episode, which aired September ...
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Martha S. Jones Discusses Her Book in the Johns Hopkins Hub
Professor Martha S. Jones sat down recently with the Johns Hopkins Hub to discuss her book, Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America (Cambridge University Press, June 2018). Check out the interview here.
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Erman on the Gonzales v. Williams Case
Professor Sam Erman, author of Almost Citizens: Puerto Rico, the U.S. Constitution, and Empire (forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in October 2018), discusses the pivotal Gonzales v. Williams case that shaped the status of Puerto Rico and its ...
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About the Book Series

This series aims to publish the highest quality work in legal history by both junior and senior scholars. Our goal is to produce monographs that take a variety of methodological and theoretical approaches, but always with respect for historical and legal change. The series is dedicated to the understanding of law as both a product of and contributor to history.

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The American Society for Legal History offers numerous benefits for scholars of legal history. The society holds annual conferences to foster intellectual development in legal history worldwide. While the organization is primarily based within the United States, its membership and its scope are international.

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Get to know the ASLH Book Series Editors: Holly Brewer, Sarah Barringer (Sally) Gordon, Michael Lobban, and Reuel Schiller.

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