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

Author: 
Beth Lew-Williams
Reviewer: 
William Carrigan

Carrigan on Lew-Williams, 'The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America'

Beth Lew-Williams. The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 360 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97601-6.

Reviewed by William Carrigan (Rowan University) Published on H-Law (May, 2018) Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York)

ANN: Institute for Constitutional History Seminar: Antislavery Constitutionalism

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

Antislavery Constitutionalism

Author: 
Julian Lim
Reviewer: 
George T. Diaz

Diaz on Lim, 'Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands'

Julian Lim. Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 320 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3550-7.

Reviewed by George T. Diaz (The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley) Published on H-Law (May, 2018) Commissioned by Laurent Corbeil (Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Re: Vacancies for Visiting Professor in Law, UFPB, Brazil

Candidates should contact the personnel at It is supposed that the fields of Law should be connected to Human Rights, Development, and History. More information was published yesterday on the following webpage: http://www.prpg.ufpb.br/prpg/contents/destaques/concurso-para-professor-...

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