Hsu on Anti-Science Politics @FSUCollegeofLaw

Shi-Ling Hsu, Florida State University College of Law, has published Anti-Science Politics. Here is the abstract. Political attacks against scientists and scientific research are nothing new, though the Trump Administration appears to have increased...

What Could That Be For?

Jessie Allen, School of Law, University of Pittsburgh Book the Second.  Chapter the Twenty-Third: Of Alienation by Devise The push for coherence is irresistible, necessary for understanding, and doomed to produce illusory meanings.  Here’s...

No Surrender!

Jessie Allen, School of Law, University of Pittsburgh Book the Second. Chapter the twenty-second. Of ALIENATION by SPECIAL CUSTOM. This chapter is about how legal rituals can put some flexibility into social boundaries. Blackstone describes...

Joshua A. Jones, Sunday Child Exchange

    SUNDAY CHILD EXCHANGE Joshua A. Jones    Jason plopped down on his sagging mattress. The thread-bare pile of sheets and blankets slipped free from the warped pallet. Jason’s neglected pit bull overwhelmed...

Stephanie Elsky, Custom, Common Law, and the Constitution of English Renaissance Literature (Oxford University Press, 2020) @srelsky @OUPAcademic

Stephanie Elsky, Assistant Professor, Rhodes College, has published Custom, Common Law, and the Constitution of English Renaissance Literature (Oxford University Press, 2020). Here from the publisher’s website is a description of the book’s contents....

Samuel Beckett as a TV Cop? @OpenCulture

Via Open Culture, here are the opening credits of a fictional cop show created by Quinn Martin. The star is none other than Samuel Beckett. Beckett with two “t”s would really have been something...

Mitchell on Jean Bodin’s Law of Nations @CUHKLaw

Ryan Mitchell, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law, is publishing Jean Bodin’s Law of Nations in volume 21 of Political Theology (2020). Here is the abstract. This article examines Jean...