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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.

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New Technologies and Challenges to the Existing Intellectual Property System

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Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue Femmes et Droit - Volume 29, Number 1, April 2017

Now available online…

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue Femmes et Droit
Volume 29, Number 1, April 2017


The Law-Love-Life Balancing Act of Viola Vivian DeBeck McCrossan
Ann Gourley, Joan Brockman, and Dorothy E. Chunn

Looking for research assistance in Kansas City

Hello, colleagues, I'm looking for a law student or grad student in or around Kansas City to finish reading some fairly recent (1970s-1980s) case files for me at the National Archives.  Refer them to me at vswoeste@abfn.org.  Many thanks.



Vicky Saker Woeste

American Bar Foundation

750 N. Lake Shore Dr.

Chicago IL 60611


Víctor Tau Anzoátegui
Christopher Albi

Albi on Tau Anzoátegui, 'El Jurista en el Nuevo Mundo'

Víctor Tau Anzoátegui. El Jurista en el Nuevo Mundo. Global Perspectives on Legal History Series. Frankfurt am Main: Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, 2016. 284 pp. EUR 14.19 (paper), ISBN 978-3-944773-06-3.

Reviewed by Christopher Albi (SUNY New Paltz)
Published on H-Law (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Laurent Corbeil