Welcome to the home page of H-LAW, a Humanities Social Sciences Online discussion network sponsored by the American Society for Legal History. H-LAW solicits discussion of issues relating to teaching and research in the history of all legal traditions: common-law, civil-law, and all other legal systems.

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

Recent Content

Author: 
Jon-Christian Suggs
Reviewer: 
Mark S. Weiner

Weiner on Suggs, 'Whispered Consolations: Law and Narrative in African American Life'


Jon-Christian Suggs. Whispered Consolations: Law and Narrative in African American Life. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2000. xiii + 401 pp. $67.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-10651-6.

Reviewed by Mark S. Weiner (Yale Law School)
Published on H-Law (July, 2000)

Race, Narrative, and the Cultural History of American Law

Author: 
Saul Cornell
Reviewer: 
Scott D. Gerber

Gerber on Cornell, 'The Other Founders: Anti-Federalism and the Dissenting Tradition in America 1788-1828'


Saul Cornell. The Other Founders: Anti-Federalism and the Dissenting Tradition in America 1788-1828. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. xvi + 327 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 0-8078-2503-4, $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4786-2.

Reviewed by Scott D. Gerber (Roger Williams University School of Law)
Published on H-Law (June, 2000)

Author: 
Tim Stretton
Reviewer: 
Daniel Klerman

Klerman on Stretton, 'Women Waging Law in Elizabethan England'


Tim Stretton. Women Waging Law in Elizabethan England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. 304 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-49554-7.

Reviewed by Daniel Klerman (Law School, University of Southern California)
Published on H-Law (May, 2000)

Women Waging Law in Elizabethan England

Author: 
George Anastaplo
Reviewer: 
Christopher L. Eisgruber

Eisgruber on Anastaplo, 'Abraham Lincoln: A Constitutional Biography'


George Anastaplo. Abraham Lincoln: A Constitutional Biography. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999. x + 373 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-9431-0.

Reviewed by Christopher L. Eisgruber (New York University School of Law)
Published on H-Law (May, 2000)

A MEDITATION ON STATESMANSHIP, AMERICA, AND LINCOLN

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