Legal History Colloquium

 

 

Spring 2009

All workshops are from 5:00-6:30 pm in Hauser Hall 105.

Thursday, February 5
Christopher Schmidt, Chicago-Kent


Thursday, February 19
Kristin Collins, Boston University
"Administering Marriage:  Marriage-Based Entitlements, Bureaucracy, and the Legal Construction of the Family"

Thursday, February 26
Keith Whittington, Princeton


Friday, March 6 (lunch)
Bernie Jones, Suffolk
"Fathers of Conscience"

Thursday, March 19
Mike Klarman


Thursday, April 23






Fall 2008

All workshops are from 5:00-6:30 p.m. in Hauser Hall 105.  Refreshments will be served.

    

  • Thursday, September 11
        Charles Donahue, Harvard Law School
        "Law, Marriage, and Society in the Later Middles Ages"
  • Thursday, October 16
        Kara Swanson, Harvard Law School
        "The Bureaucracy of Genius: Private Rights and the Public Interest in the Nineteenth-Century U.S. Patent System"
  • Thursday, November 6
          Sanford Levinson, University of Texas School of Law
        "Thomas Ruffin and the Politics of Public Honor: Political Change and the 'Creative Destruction' of Public Space" and "Morton Horwitz and the Rule of Law"
  • Thursday, November 20
         Elizabeth Borgwardt, Washington University in St. Louis, History Department
        "The Rise and the Rise of the 1948 'Nuremberg Principles'"

  • Previous Lectures

    Spring 2008

    All workshops are from 5:00-6:30 pm in Hauser Hall 105. Refreshments will be served.

    • Thursday, February 28
      William Forbath, University of Texas Law School
      Title: "Courting the State: Law and the Making of the Modern American State "
    • Thursday, March 13
      Hendrik Hartog
      , Princeton University
      Title: "Planning for Old Age "
    • Thursday, April 3
      Dalia Tsuk Mitchell
      , George Washington University Law School
      Title: "Corporate Directors: Trustees, Representatives, Agents"
    • Thursday, April 10
      Cynthia Nicoletti
      , Berger Fellow, Harvard Law School
      Title: "The American Civil War as a Trial by Battle"
    • Monday, April 14
      Owen Williams
      , Berger Fellow, Harvard Law School
      Title: "Lincoln's Justices: Democratic Politicians in Republican Robes"

    Fall 2007

    All workshops are from 5:00-6:30 pm in Hauser Hall 102. Refreshments will be served.

    • Thursday, September 20
      Paul Halliday, History and G. Edward White, Law, University of Virginia
      Title: "The Suspension Clause: English Text, Imperial Contexts, and American Implications"
    • Thursday, October 18
      Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Law, University of Virginia
      Title: "Seeking Redress in the Streets: The Student Movement's Challenge to Pragmatism and Legal Liberalism, 1960-1968"
    • Thursday, November 8
      Sanford Levinson, University of Texas Law School
      Title: "Three Types of Constitutional Crises"
    • Thursday, November 29
      Dylan Penningroth
      , Northwestern University
      Tentative Title: "African American Divorce in Virginia and Washington DC, 1865-1930"

     

    Fall 2006

     

    Spring 2007

    All sessions run from 4:40 to 6:00 p.m. in the Hauser Hall Faculty Lounge. Refreshments are served at 4:25 p.m.

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