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Antitrust from a Historical Perspective 

May 2, 2022

At ProMarket, Prof. Hovenkamp writes about a recently unearthed memo from George Stigler and Richard Posner to the Reagan administration.

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Sally Gordon receives American Society for Legal History’s Craig Joyce Medal 

November 30, 2021

The medal is awarded on an occasional basis to acknowledge and honor extraordinary and sustained volunteer service to the Society. 

Legal History 

Mary Frances Berry, winner of the 2021 Lewis Award for History and Social Justice - American Historical Association 

October 20, 2021

Professor Berry is recognized as a historian for leadership and sustained engagement at the intersection of historical work, public culture, and social justice.

Legal History 

Remembering Founding Father James Wilson, Law School founder, on Constitution Day 

September 17, 2021

In addition to founding the Law School, Wilson was a member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, framer of the U.S. Constitution, and one of the original U.S. Supreme Court justices.

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Texas abortion ban 

September 8, 2021

Penn Law’s Serena Mayeri on what the law means and what’s next for Texas and the nation.

Legal History 

Velvet Rope Discrimination 

September 8, 2021

Public accommodations are private and public facilities that are held out to and used by the public.

Legal History 

Making Penal Bureaucrats 

September 8, 2021

Now more than ever, legal education must come to grips with its role in shaping the minds of those who might help to dismantle — or strengthen — carceral institutions and practices.

Legal History