Relaunched American Journal of Legal History

Readers of this blog will already be are of the relaunch of the American Journal of Legal History now published by Oxford University Press and edited from Europe by Stefan Vogenauer, sometime Professor of Comparative Law at Oxford, and now one of the Directors of the Max-Planck Institute for European Legal History in Frankfurt-am Main and from the USA by Alfred L. Brophy of the University of North Carolina School of Law. See

Founded in 1957, the Journal has the distinction of being the oldest English-language journal specialising in legal history. For many years it was published by Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, and served as the Journal of the American Society of Legal History until 1982.

There was recently a small reception in Frankfurt, which your blogger attended, to mark this new lease of life. A photograph records the occasion: