Sanctioned Bigotry: Antisemitism and American Law
Britt Tevis is a historian with special interests in law and Jewish studies. Her current research challenges the myth of American Jewish exceptionalism by examining the ways in which local, state, and federal authorities condoned and/or incited anti-Jewish discrimination, resulting in the curtailment of Jews’ civil rights.
Tevis received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was previously a lecturer of law at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia.
- “‘The People’s Judge’: Jacob Panken, Yiddish Socialism, and American Law,” American Journal of Legal History 59.1 (2019)
- “The Hebrews Are Appearing in Court in Great Numbers’: Toward a Reassessment of Early Twentieth-Century American Jewish Immigration History,” American Jewish History 100.3 (2016)