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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.

Nicholas Villanueva
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)