Professor Felice Batlan named Co-Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Legal History
Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Felice Batlan has been appointed co-editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Legal History. The American Journal of Legal History is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal that publishes outstanding scholarship on all facets and periods of legal history, with a focus on American legal history.
“I am thrilled for this opportunity to help shape the field of legal history,” Batlan says in an AJLH news release. “I have an expansive understanding of what legal history encompasses and how much we still need to learn about how law shaped ordinary peoples’ lives as well about how people who have often been on the margins shaped law through on-the-ground action. I view the AJLH as a very large umbrella.”
Batlan is the author of the award-winning book Women and Justice for the Poor: A History of Legal Aid, 1863–1945. She teaches Contracts, Women and the Law, Legal History, and Business Associations at Chicago-Kent. She is also the co-director of the Institute for Law and the Humanities.