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Institute for Constitutional History --- Seminar -- Reform, Reaction, and Constitutionalism in Twentieth-Century America, New-York Historicazl Society, Fall 2015

The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce another seminar for advanced graduate students and junior faculty:

REFORM, REACTION, AND CONSTITUTIONALISM IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICA

INSTRUCTORS:

INSTITUTE FOR CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY: Summer Research Seminar at Stanford Law School July 12–17, 2015

INSTITUTE FOR CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY: Summer Research Seminar at Stanford Law School

July 12–17, 2015

The Institute for Constitutional History is pleased to announce a residential summer research seminar for advanced graduate students and junior faculty, which will be co-sponsored by the Stanford Constitutional Law Center. This year’s seminar is entitled:

RELIGION AND THE CONSTITUTION

INSTRUCTORS:

PhD / Post-doctoral positions in the field of late medieval / early modern history, legal history or ecclesiastical history

LAW AND LEGAL HISTORY
 

The Max-Planck-Institute for European Legal History and the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main are partner institutions of the Collaborative Research Centre 1095 ‘Discourses of Weakness and Resource Regimes’. In this framework, the Max-Planck-Institute for European Legal History offers:

Two PhD / Post-doctoral positions in the field of late medieval / early modern history, legal history or ecclesiastical history 
(starting July 1, 2015, or later; 3-year contracts; Deadline: May 15, 2015)

 

TOC: Journal of Supreme Court History, vol. 40, no. 2

Journal of Supreme Court History, vol. 40, no. 2

 

Introduction

Melvin I. Urofsky

 

The Hughes Court Docket Books: The Early Terms, 1929-1933

Barry Cushman

  

Easing the Shoe Where It Pinches: The Lottery Case and the Demise of Dual Federalism

John W. Compton

 

Citizenship, Gender, and Conscience: United States v. Schwimmer

Megan Threlkeld

 

Justices Douglas and Whittaker in Meyer v. United States: A False Claim Rebutted

David J. Danelski  

 

Managing Borders: An Interdisciplinary Conference on American Immigration, NYC, April 3-4

Please join MANAGING BORDERS: An Interdisciplinary Conference on American Immigration Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965. In this two-day conference, leading scholars in the field of American immigration will introduce their latest research, discuss issues and problems associated to American immigration today, and explore new tasks and challenges for immigration scholars. A keynote lecture will be given by Professor Mary C. Waters from Harvard University. 

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