Tuesday, January 26, 2010

This Semester in the Harvard Legal History Workshop

[We have the following from the organizers of the Harvard Legal History Workshop, which "meets on Mondays, 5-6:30, in Lewis 302 (except for Thursday, Feb. 11)."]

Monday, Feb. 1, Pauline Maier, MIT, "Playing the After Game" from her forthcoming book After Philadelphia: the People debate the Constitution, 1787-1788

Thursday, Feb. 11, Rebecca Scott, University of Michigan, “Paper Thin: Freedom, Re-enslavement, and the ‘Distinctions of Persons Which are Established by Law’” (POUND 107)

Monday, Feb. 22, Deborah Dinner, Berger Legal History Fellow, Harvard Law, "The Campaign Against Mandatory Maternity Leaves”

Monday, March 8, Richard Ross, Illinois, “‘Filtering’ Legal Traditions in Early America and Early Modern Europe: The Judicial Laws of Moses and Natural Law”

Monday, March 22: Dan Smail, Harvard History, “Violence and Predation in Medieval Mediterranean Europe”

Monday, April 12: David Sugarman, Lancaster University (U.K.), “England’s Twentieth Century Ancien Regime. The Belated Modernisation of Legal Education, Legal Scholarship and Legal Culture”

Please contact Rose Dawes (rdawes@law.harvard.edu) if you would like to read the paper.

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