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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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CFP The Stanford Program in Law and Society Fifth Conference for Junior Researchers (May 2018)

We are happy to announce the call for papers for Stanford Program in Law and Society's 5th Conference for Junior Researchers to be held at Stanford Law School on May 11-12, 2018.

The theme for next year's conference is 'Law in Everyday Life,' and it is meant to encourage empirical work in the field of law and scoiety.

Deadline to submit abstracts: February 5, 2018.

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ANN: Institute for Constitutional History Seminar: William Howard Taft and Charles Evans Hughes; the Travails and Contradictions of Progressivism within the Law: 1908-1941

The Institute for Constitutional History (ICH) is pleased to announce another seminar for advanced graduate students and junior faculty:


William Howard Taft and Charles Evans Hughes; the Travails and Contradictions of Progressivism within the Law: 1908-1941


Re: Information on Potomac School of Law in Washington DC (ca. 1975-1981)

Dear Mr. Prince,

Mr. Kevin Marmion at the William S. Hein Company has some additional information on the Potomac Law School and he will be happy to share it with you. You may contact him through the company website were his email is listed -https://www.wshein.com

Georgia Chadwick