The family of John Beattie, Honorary Fellow of the ASLH and historian of crime and the administration of justice in 18th century England, sadly announces John's death on July 12th at age 85. A memorial webpage has been set up at https://jmbeattiememorial.wixsite.com/johnbeattie where those who knew John can upload memories of him. A celebration of John's life will be held on September 28, 2017 at 5:00 at Hart House, University of Toronto.
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The David Berg Foundation Institute for Law and History at Tel Aviv University has updated its bibliography of Israeli legal history--adding new sources, expanding coverage through 1977, and creating subject-specific bibliographies in addition to our general one.
Karlos Hill. Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 136 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-62037-7.
Reviewed by Tameka Bradley Hobbs (Florida Memorial University)
Published on H-Law (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer