Legal History Workshop


Professor Tomiko Brown-Nagin and Professor Kenneth Mack

5:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. in Wasserstein (WCC) 4059

Sept 18: Daniel Ernst, Professor of Law, Georgetown University, “Chief Justice Hughes and Administrative Law, 1930-1941” (excerpts from forthcoming book)
Comment: Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Sept 25: Karen Tani, Assistant Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley Law,  “The ‘Indian Problem’: Welfare, Rights, and Citizenship in the Wake of the New Deal” (excerpts from book manuscript)
Comment: Lucie White, Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Oct. 9: Risa Goluboff, John Allan Love Professor of Law and Professor of History, University of Virginia, “People out of Place: The Sixties, the Supreme Court, and Vagrancy Law” (excerpts from forthcoming book)
Comment: Lisa McGirr, Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University

Oct 16:  Serena Mayeri, Professor of Law and History, University of Pennsylvania, “Status of Marriage: Marital Supremacy Challenged and Remade, 1960-2000” (excerpts from forthcoming book)
Comment: Michael Klarman, Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Oct 23: Jane de Hart, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of History, “Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Pursuing Equality” (excerpts from forthcoming book)
Comment:  Nancy Cott, Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History, Department of History, Harvard University

Oct 30:  Daniel Sharfstein, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University, “West from Reconstruction: Struggles Over Liberty and Equality, 1865-74”

Feb 26, 2014 (location and time TBA):   Sara Mayeux, HLS Berger-Howe Fellow in Legal History, “The Right to Counsel and the Political Limits of Originalism” 

April 10, 2014 (location TBA):  Hendrik  Hartog, Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and LibertyProfessor of History, Princeton University, "Imagining Gibbons v. Ogden without the Commerce Clause: A Sketch" 

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