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

Call for Papers - Brazil - Prim@ Facie Journal

Call for Papers - Prim@ Facie Journal - ISSN 1678-2593
Theme: Latin American Studies

Prim@ Facie no. 31 -- Social Rights and Public Policy in the Context of Crises, the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB) Organizers: Fernando Joaquim Ferreira Maia (Chief Editor), UFPB; Maria Creusa de Araújo Borges (Editor), UFPB; Jailton Macena de Araújo (Editor), UFPB.

Being, River: The Law, the Person and the Unthinkable

World Legal History Blog

Today’s excellent blog post by Debjani Bhattacharyya is on environmental legal history. Debjani is an Assistant Professor at Drexel University who specializes in Modern South Asian history, urban environmental history, legal history, history of economic thought and subaltern studies.