Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Symposium on Nick Parrillo's New Book

Heather K. Gerken

Over the next week, Balkinization will be holding a symposium on Nicholas Parrillo’s award-winning book, Against the Profit Motive, The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940.  A number of top scholars will be commenting on the book, which recently received the Law and Society Association’s J. Willard Hurst Award for the “best book in socio-legal history published in the last two years.”  For recent reviews of the book, see here and here.  For the book’s introductory chapter, see here.  Kristin Collins will be kicking us off today.

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