Legal History Workshop

Legal History Workshop, Fall 2014

Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin and Professor Kenneth Mack

Tuesdays, 5:00-7:00pm, WCC 3009

Sept. 16: Lea Vandervelde, Josephine Witte Professor of Law, University of Iowa College of Law, “Aspects of Slavery on the Antebellum Frontier”

Sept. 23: Alison LaCroix, Professor of Law and Ludwig and Hilde Wolf Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago Law School,  “The Inter-bellum Constitution: Federalism in the Long Founding Moment”

Oct. 7:  James Shaw, Senior Lecturer in History, The University of Sheffield, “The Form is the Cloak, Not the Spirit: Equity in Early Modern Venetian Contract Disputes”

Oct 28:  Amalia Kessler, Lewis Talbot and Nadine Hearn Shelton Professor of International Legal Studies, Stanford Law School, “The Freedmen’s Bureau Exception: The Triumph of Due (Adversarial) Process and the Dawn of Jim Crow”

Nov. 4:  Maeve Glass, Harvard Law School Berger-Howe Legal History Fellow, “Towards a New Account of Antebellum State Citizenship: Massachusetts and the Search for Equal Protection”

Nov. 11: Julia Ott, Associate Professor of History, The New School for Social Research, “The Small Investor and the Regulatory State in the Progressive Era”

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