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ASLH publishes Law & History Review through the Cambridge University Press. The journal is available online via the History Cooperative and JSTOR.

Recent Content

Author: 
Daniela Marino
Reviewer: 
Timo Schaefer

Schaefer on Marino, 'Huixquilucan: Ley y justicia en la modernización del espacio rural mexiquense, 1856-1910'

Daniela Marino. Huixquilucan: Ley y justicia en la modernización del espacio rural mexiquense, 1856-1910. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2016. 269 pp. EUR 13.46 (paper), ISBN 978-84-00-10081-0.

Reviewed by Timo Schaefer (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Law (November, 2018) Commissioned by Laurent Corbeil (Laboratoire interdisciplinaire d'études latino-américaines, Université du Québec à Montréal)

ANN: Raoul Berger-Mark DeWolfe Howe Legal History Fellowship

            Harvard Law School invites applications for the Raoul Berger-Mark DeWolfe Howe Legal History Fellowship for the academic year 2019-2020.  Eligible applicants include those who have a first law degree, who have completed the required coursework for a doctorate, or who have recently been awarded a doctoral degree. A J.D.

Author: 
Anne W. Gulick
Reviewer: 
Babacar M'Baye

M'Baye on Gulick, 'Literature, Law, and Rhetorical Performance in the Anticolonial Atlantic'

Anne W. Gulick. Literature, Law, and Rhetorical Performance in the Anticolonial Atlantic. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2016. xi + 258 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1302-5; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8142-5213-0.

Reviewed by Babacar M'Baye (Kent State University) Published on H-Law (October, 2018) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York)

CFP : "Uses of the Judiciary in the Americas" - Institut des Amériques, Paris

Dear all,

We are seeking proposals for a session titled "Uses of the Judiciary in the Americas". It is part of the Institute for the Americas Conference which will be held in October 2019 in Paris. The proposal are to be sent to the conference before the 15th of October 2018. 

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