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: 
Michael Kent Curtis
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey A. Smith

Smith on Curtis, 'Free Speech, "The People¹s Darling Privilege": Struggles for Freedom of Expression in American History'

Michael Kent Curtis. Free Speech, "The People¹s Darling Privilege": Struggles for Freedom of Expression in American History. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000. x + 520 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-2529-1.

Reviewed by Jeffrey A. Smith (School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Iowa) Published on H-Law (July, 2001)

Popular Sentiment and the Protection of Speech

Author: 
William E. Nelson
Reviewer: 
KC Johnson

Johnson on Nelson, 'Marbury v. Madison: The Origins and Legacy of Judicial Review'

William E. Nelson. Marbury v. Madison: The Origins and Legacy of Judicial Review. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2000. vii + 142 pgs. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1062-4.

Reviewed by KC Johnson (Brooklyn College, City University of New York) Published on H-Law (July, 2001)

Contextualizing Marbury

Contextualizing Marbury

Author: 
G Alan Tarr
Reviewer: 
Stephen L. Schechter

Schechter on Tarr, 'Understanding State Constitutions'

G Alan Tarr. Understanding State Constitutions. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998. 247pp. $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-07066-7.

Reviewed by Stephen L. Schechter (Department of Political Science, Russell Sage College, Troy) Published on H-Law (June, 2001)

From State Constitutions to State Constitutionalism

>From State Constitutions to State Constitutionalism

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