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21 May 2021, 10:30 pm by Mitra Sharafi
Swanson, Northeastern University, for winning the John Hope Franklin Prize of the Law and Society Association for her article “Race and Selective Legal Memory: Reflections on Invention of a Slave,” and to recent LHB Guest Blogger Samuel Fury Childs Daly, Duke University for winning LSA’s James Willard Hurst Prize for A History of the Republic of Biafra: Law, Crime, and the Nigerian Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2020). [read post]
7 Apr 2021, 12:23 pm by Adam Faderewski
Samuel Dibrell, 79, of San Antonio, died January 4, 2021. [read post]
16 Mar 2021, 5:45 am by Kevin Kaufman
In Samuel Johnson’s 1755 Dictionary of the English Language, the word excise was defined as “a hateful tax levied upon commodities and adjudged not by the common judges of property but wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid. [read post]
17 Feb 2021, 5:55 am by Nicholas Mosvick
Although often forgotten today, her poetry won the admiration of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. [read post]
31 Dec 2020, 9:03 pm by Joshua Burd
” In the dissenting opinion, Justice Samuel Alito argued that the common understanding of sex discrimination in 1964 was bias against women or men rather than bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity. [read post]
31 Dec 2020, 9:01 pm by Austin Sarat
”As almost every student of American history knows, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt used that word to describe Japan’s December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, calling it a “date that will live in infamy. [read post]
4 Nov 2020, 2:42 am by Jeremy Telman
As Benjamin Franklin remarked a long time ago, “an ounce of prevention is worth a... [read post]
12 Oct 2020, 6:30 am by Sandy Levinson
”  Thus, in his “House Divided” Speech of 1858, while suggesting there was in effect a conspiracy among James Buchanan, Roger Taney, Franklin Pierce, and Stephen A. [read post]
23 Sep 2020, 3:01 pm by Mark Graber
  General agreement exists that John Roberts, Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel Alito were far more conservative than past Republican appointees. [read post]
22 Sep 2020, 4:00 am by Comunicaciones_MJ
El 16 de julio de 2019, el exjuez asociado del Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos, John Paul Stevens, falleció a los 99 años. [read post]
15 Sep 2020, 7:32 am by Ronald Collins
I recall once walking into a law firm partner’s office for a job interview and he had Samuel Alito’s hearings on TV; we watched for half an hour before getting on with the interview (I got the offer). [read post]
5 Sep 2020, 3:00 am by NCC Staff
Neither Franklin nor Thomas Jefferson attended, but in addition to Adams, the delegates included Patrick Henry, Roger Sherman, John Jay, John Dickinson, Richard Henry Lee,  George Washington, and John Adams’ cousin, Samuel Adams. [read post]
14 Aug 2020, 3:22 am by NCC Staff
Some colonies had official agents to Parliament, like Benjamin Franklin, but no colonies had sitting representatives in the British Parliament. [read post]
24 May 2020, 9:30 pm by ernst
" -- Kirkus Reviews"This work sets itself apart from other Adams biographies in its detailing of its subject's vision of governance, as well as his role as a legal and constitutional scholar, compared to other Founding Fathers, such as George Washington, Samuel Adams, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and, notably, Thomas Jefferson. [read post]
2 May 2020, 8:39 am by Elliot Setzer
Matthew Waxman and Samuel Weitzman argued that Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Montgomery Ward seizure is a stark reminder of what unleashing wartime government power over industry has actually looked like. [read post]
1 May 2020, 7:04 am
In NYC, labor leader Samuel Gompers, told the crowd, ‘May 1st would be remembered as a second declaration of independence. [read post]
30 Nov 2019, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
It is perhaps for this reason that he was approached by a group of plotters who wanted to mount a coup against President Franklin Roosevelt. [read post]
29 Oct 2019, 9:01 pm by Michael C. Dorf
When the justices finally changed course, it appeared to be in response to the threat by President Franklin D. [read post]