Taming the Past: Essays on Law in History and History in Law
Robert W. Gordon.

Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in June 2017. Available to pre-order now via Amazon. Listen here as Professor Gordon discusses his book.

Lawyers and judges often make arguments based on history - on the authority of ...
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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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Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy
Paul Garfinkel

December 2016. Cambridge University Press. Available to purchase via Cambridge University Press and Amazon.

By extending the chronological parameters of existing scholarship, and by focusing on legal experts’ overriding and enduring ...
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SLH Welcomes Reuel Schiller to the Editorial Team
Studies in Legal History Editors Holly Brewer, Michael Lobban, and Sarah Barringer Gordon welcome Reuel Schiller to the ALH editorial team.

“I am deeply honored to become a co-editor of the Society’s Studies in Legal History series,” Schiller said. ...
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Michelle McKinley On Fractional Freedoms
Professor Michelle McKinley, the Bernard B. Kliks Associate Professor of Law at the University of Oregon School of Law, discusses her forthcoming book Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge ...
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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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ASLH Membership Information

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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About Our Editors

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

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