Posts filed under ‘Legal History’

Conference: British Legal History Conference 2017 – Networks and Connections

The British Legal History Conference 2017 – Networks and Connections will be held July 5–8, 2017 at the University College London.

The aim of this conference is to explore the wide range of networks and connections which influence the development of law and legal ideas over time, in a variety of different scholarly contexts.

Click here for more information.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Legal History.


January 30, 2017 at 1:57 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: The Judiciary: Past, Present, and Future

The Liberty University Law Review invites original research paper submissions addressing the judiciary proper, its history, and the various issues that it will confront in the future.  Papers covering a range of topics will be considered, including but not limited to, separation of powers, federalism, historical profiles of Supreme Court Justices, and technical issues within the state and federal courts (e.g. jurisdiction, standing, abstention, immunity, etc.).  The issue will be published in the spring of 2017.

Submissions are due by January 1, 2017.

Click here for more information or email

Topics: Calls for Papers; Legal History. 

November 29, 2016 at 9:48 pm Leave a comment

Conference: Comparative Legal History International Research Collaborative of the Law and Society Association

The Comparative Legal History International Research Collaborative of the Law and Society Association (“CLH-IRC”) is seeking participants for the 2017 meeting of the LSA in Mexico City, Mexico (June 20-23, 2017). CLH-IRC plans to gather together distinguished legal historians from around the world to engage in scholarly discussion in the field of comparative legal history. Each CLH-IRC panel will include representatives from different regions, including the Global South. CLH-IRC will also focus its efforts on sociological aspects of legal history, in keeping with the theme of the 2017 conference.

Email Joshua Tate ( of the SMU Dedman School of Law for more information.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Legal History.

June 30, 2016 at 4:17 pm Leave a comment

Call for Proposals: Law in the History of Capitalism

The American Bar Foundation and the University of Chicago are co-hosting the Law in the History of Capitalism: A Conference on June 27-28, 2016, in Chicago, IL.  Junior scholars are invited to submit proposals that offer original analyses of law in the history of capitalism.  The submission deadline is February 15, 2016.

Click here for more information, including the submission page.

Topics: Call for Proposals; Conferences & Symposia; Legal History. 

February 9, 2016 at 4:56 pm Leave a comment

Call for Papers: The Law and the Child in Historical Perspective, 1400-2000

The University of Minnesota Law School invites papers for The Law and the Child in Historical Perspective, 1400-2000, on June 1-2, 2014.  The conference, one of a series begun in 2007, is intended to showcase the work of junior scholars working the field of legal history and to bring them into conversation with senior scholars.

For more information, go here.

Topics: Calls for Papers; Family Law; Legal History

November 6, 2013 at 7:19 pm Leave a comment

Brooklyn Law Review and American Law Institute Symposium: “Restatement Of…”

Continuing this modernization of a venerable brand, the “Restatement Of …” symposium asks: What other areas of the law might be restated? Leading scholars from diverse fields will come together at this symposium to delve deeper into the restatement frontier in their respective areas of expertise. Discussion topics will include new projects that the ALI could undertake, concerns about restating specific areas of the law, restatements currently in progress, doctrines that will resist restatement, and old restatements that have disappeared.   This event will be held Friday, January 25, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Subotnick Center, Brooklyn Law School, 250 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201.

For more details, go here.

Topics: Conferences & Symposia; Legal Education; Legal History; Legal Profession


January 17, 2013 at 6:58 pm Leave a comment

Legal History Workshop Fall 2010 – Harvard Law School

This workshop will be held on Thursdays from from 5 – 6:30.  The first 2 sessions will be:

September 16: Jed Kroncke, Berger Legal History Fellow, Harvard Law School, “Pound in China: The New Exceptionalism and the Failures of Export”

October 7: Reva Siegel and Linda Greenhouse, Yale Law School, “Before Roe v. Wade”  Commentary: Mike Klarman

For a complete schedule and more inforamtion, go here.

Topics: Legal  History; Conferences & Symposia

September 16, 2010 at 12:32 am Leave a comment

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