The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled Section 215 of the Patriot Act illegal under federal law but did not rule on constitutionality. Dane Kennedy reports back on a recent seminar discussion that provides historical perspective on this issue.
This past weekend, I attended the Society for Military History annual meeting in Montgomery, Alabama. Though it’s true that everything—and everywhere—has a history,
Digital scholarship is having an impact on the discipline of history. Scholars give papers based on digital tools and methods at major conferences in the humanities. Many academics blog about their research and other issues related to the discipline
Joseph Locke and Ben Wright wrote the article “A Free and Open Alternative to Traditional History Textbooks” for the March issue of Perspectives on History. AHA staff Shatha Almutawa and Stephanie Kingsley talked to Joe and Ben about their
In the past two months, Mexican authorities have publicized the capture and arrests of two drug bosses: Servando “La Tuta” Gómez of the Knights of Templar (formerly La Familia) and Omar Treviño Morales, known as “Z-42,” of Los Zetas.