An Exchange on Critical Legal Studies between Robert W. Gordon and William Nelson
Studies in Legal History (SLH) is pleased to share with our readers an exchange between Robert W. Gordon and William Nelson on critical legal studies. This exchange, of interest to legal historians, was not included in SLH’s publication of Gordon’s collected ...
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Impeachment: The Constitutional Problems: Who Said That a 44 Year-Old Monograph Can't Be Relevant?
R. B. Bernstein, City College of New York

In today’s atmosphere of constitutional sturm und drang, many are revisiting the 1972-1974 Watergate crisis, which forced President Richard M. Nixon to resign. The Studies in Legal History series played a supporting ...
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Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis
Cynthia Nicoletti. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in August 2017. Pre-order now from Cambridge University Press or Amazon.
This book focuses on the post-Civil War treason prosecution of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, which was seen ...
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Taming the Past: Essays on Law in History and History in Law
Robert W. Gordon (Cambridge University Press, June 2017). Available to order now via Cambridge University Press or Amazon. Listen here as Professor Gordon discusses his book.

Lawyers and judges often make arguments based on history - on the authority ...
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McKinley Honored with Judy Ewell Award
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Professor Michelle McKinley has been awarded the 2017 Judy Ewell Award for the Best Publication in Women’s History, presented by the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies (RMCLAS). She received ...
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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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