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Early NSW Legislative Council papers online

A useful source for legal historians: the First Council. Via the NSW parliamentary site we can now look at papers from the First Legislative Council. According to the site it includes  ‘tabled papers, SMH newspaper reports of debates, and documents … Continue reading

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AGM UTS Sydney 11 May 2017

Dear members The society’s 2016 AGM is scheduled for 5.40pm in the Law School at University of Technology Sydney.  This is Building 5B in Room 3.18. We strongly encourage our Sydney members and near Sydney members to attend. UTS is … Continue reading

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Announcing the latest recipient of the Sir Francis Forbes prize

Congratulations to Danielle Boaz, University of North Carolina Charlotte campus, who has been awarded the 2016 Sir Francis Forbes Prize for Australian legal history for a paper delivered at our Perth conference last December. For more information on the prize … Continue reading

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New edition of law&history

A new edition of law&history is in press. The contents page is available under the ‘Journal’ tab.

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Expressions of interest in joining a law and history panel at the AHA conference July 2017

There is an opportunity to showcase the wonderful interdisciplinary work many of our members do at the Australian Historical Association conference which is to be held in Newcastle 3-7 July 2017.  The conference theme is Entangled Histories and we are keen … Continue reading

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New work on the history of slavery

This new work may be of interest to members. Granville Sharp’s Cases on Slavery Andrew Lyall The purpose of Granville Sharpe’s Cases on Slavery is twofold: first, to publish previously unpublished legal materials principally in three important cases in the … Continue reading

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CFP: Annual Forum of the Association of Young Legal Historians

We note a CFP for the XXIIIrd Annual Forum of the Association of Young Legal Historians, to be held in Naples, 30 May-1 June 2017.  The theme is “History of Law and Other Humanities: Views of the Legal Culture across the … Continue reading

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