The Legal History program at this year's Association of American Law Schools conference will focus on habeas corpus. The full program is here. The conference is in New Orleans, January 6-10, 2010.
Section on Legal History
January 8, 2010, 4:00 - 5:45 pm
Melrose, Third Floor, Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Habeas Corpus: The Enduring Issues
Moderator: Judith K. Schafer, Tulane University School of Law
Speaker: Eric M. Freedman, Hofstra University School of Law
Speaker: Stephen I. Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law
Commentator: Robert J. Cottrol, The George Washington University Law School
This panel will present the results of new historical research into the development of habeas corpus as a protector of liberty in the colonial, early national and antebellum periods.