Category Archives: Legal History


Legal History, Rare Books Writing Competition

The Legal History and Rare Books Section (LH&RB) of the American Association of Law Libraries, in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the seventh annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition….

University of Wisconsin Law School

Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History—Madison, WI

The University of Wisconsin Law School invites applications for the Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History (June 14-27, 2015). Among other things, participants present works in progress. Applications will be…

International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP)

Openness and Intellectual Property—Philadelphia, PA

The International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property (ISHTIP) holds its 7th annual workshop, Openness and Intellectual Property, July 22-24, 2015, at the University of Pennsylvania. The…

American Historical Association

Am. Historical Ass’n Annual Meeting—History & the Other Disciplines—New York, NY

The American Historical Association holds its annual meeting Jan. 2-5, 2015, in New York City. The program theme is History and the Other Disciplines. Dozens of programs relate to law,…

University of Iowa College of Law

Faculty Research Fellowship—Iowa City, IA

The University of Iowa Law Library invites applications for its newly created Bonfield Fellowship for a visiting researcher. Nominations are due by Feb. 1, 2015. The University of Iowa Law…

Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law

Legal History: Law in Transition—Tel Aviv, Israel

The Association of Young Legal Historians holds its 21st annual forum, Law in Transition, March 1-3, 2015, at the Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University. The deadline for proposals…

George Washington Law

GW Legal History Research Grant—Washington, DC

GW Law is pleased to invite applications for the Richard & Diane Cummins Legal History Research Grant for 2015. The application deadline is Oct. 15, 2014. The Cummins Grant provides…

Max Planck Institute for Human Development

Criminal Law & Emotions in European Legal Cultures, 16th C. to Now—Berlin, Germany

The Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for the History of Emotions presents Criminal Law and Emotions in European Legal Cultures: From 16th Century to the Present May 21-22,…

CFP: Am. Soc’y for Legal History Kathryn T. Preyer Prize

The American Society for Legal History (ASLH) invites submissions for the Kathryn T. Preyer Prize. Two young scholars will receive honoraria and support to attend the ASLH annual meeting Nov….

Constitutional Law—Chicago, IL

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is organizing the Fifth Constitutional Law Colloquium Nov. 7-8, 2014. Registration is open and abstracts may be submitted until June 16, 2014. The keynote…