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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

Episode 1 - Mary Ziegler

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From: Siobhan Barco

In this podcast I talk with Mary Ziegler, Stearns Weaver Miller Professor of Law at Florida State University College of Law about her book, “After Roe: The Lost History of the Abortion Debate.” 

Episode 2 - Samantha Barbas

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In her new book “Laws of Image: Privacy and Publicity in America,” Samantha Barbas provides a history of Americans’ use of law to manage their public image.

Author: 
Nicholas Villanueva
Reviewer: 
Brandon T. Jett

Jett on Villanueva, 'The Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands'

Nicholas Villanueva. The Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2017. xii + 219 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-5838-7.

Reviewed by Brandon T. Jett (Rollins College) Published on H-Law (July, 2018) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York)

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