Friday, January 22, 2010

Legal History at Indiana-Bloomington Law

The Spring 2010 schedule for the Center for Law, Society, and Culture Workshop Series at the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University—Bloomington is here. Sessions of special interest to legal historians include:

Thursday, Jan. 28
Henry Ford's War: Law, Antisemitism, and Speech in the Tribal 1920s, Chapter 5
Vicky Woeste, American Bar Foundation

Thursday, March 25
The Racial Limits of Habitual Offender Laws in the Age of FDR
Khalil Muhammad, Indiana University Department of History

Thursday, April 15
DWB, or Driving While Broke: Auto Insurance and the Wealth Gap Since the 1980s
Devin Fergus, Vanderbilt University Department of History and Woodrow Wilson Center

Papers relating to legal history from the fall 2009 workshop include:

An Interpretive History of the Voting Rights Act
Luis Fuentes-Rohwer, Maurer School of Law, Indiana University—Bloomington

The NAACP, Mob Violence, and the Unexpected Breakthrough in Constitutional Law

Megan Francis, Jerome Hall Post-Doctoral Fellow, Indiana University—Bloomington

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