1073 ABA Journal Legal History articles.
Some of Justice Scalia’s papers are now publicly available
The legal and academic papers of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia are now available for public viewing, at…
Feb 13, 2020 3:27 PM CST
Feb 7, 2020 9:30 AM CST
A book by a University of Baltimore law prof tells the story of historical efforts of voter suppression and the modern-day dangers that face voters now. In this new episode of the Modern Law Library, Gilda R. Daniels talks to Lee Rawles.
Feb 5, 2020 9:30 AM CST
Feb 1, 2020 12:15 AM CST
Jan 9, 2020 6:00 AM CST
From famous celebrity prenups to groundbreaking black lawyers to First Amendment milestones, the ABA Journal presents our favorite slideshow galleries from this year. Which gallery was your favorite?
Dec 23, 2019 9:50 AM CST
“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?”
Although the Latin used by Juvenal in his ancient Roman Satires literally translates to “Who will guard the guards themselves?” comic book author Alan Moore transported…
Dec 19, 2019 3:25 PM CST
Dec 3, 2019 1:20 PM CST
On a personal level, it was difficult to travel to a country responsible for the atrocities of the Holocaust and face ghosts of the past. But it was also heartening to see how Germany has reckoned with its shameful history. And there is much we can learn from that, writes Miriam Aroni Krinsky, who spent 15 years as a federal prosecutor and is the executive director of Fair and Just Prosecution.
Nov 1, 2019 3:00 AM CDT
The Providence & Worcester Railroad wreck was one of 11 major railroad accidents that killed 121 people in 1853. For decades after the P&W disaster, notions of time and timetables remained local and, for the most part, chaotic. By 1883, railroads were using 56 different time standards to schedule trains nationwide. A new system, designed on a time set by the U.S. Naval Observatory, took effect Nov. 18, 1883.
Nov 1, 2019 12:10 AM CDT
Oct 24, 2019 10:36 AM CDT
Former city council member sentenced for killing his tax attorney
An 84-year-old former city council member in Cedar Lake, Indiana, was sentenced to 55 years in prison Thursday for killing…
Oct 4, 2019 3:22 PM CDT
A review of the latest biography on Oliver Wendell Holmes suggests the late justice’s legacies of respect for democracy and his evolving defense of the First Amendment “are in…
Oct 4, 2019 10:01 AM CDT
Stephen King’s novella premiered as an adapted motion picture that earned seven Oscar nominations. The depictions of the adjustment challenges of reentry have been referenced in several professional journals on incarceration. But what of the significance?
Sep 26, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
Sep 25, 2019 6:00 PM CDT