Wednesday, February 13, 2013

FDR's Legacy: Executive Power and the Constitution in War and Peace

FDR in 1920. Credit Library of Congress
Via H-Law, we have news of a conference later this month sponsored by Christopher Newport University's Center for American Studies in Newport News, Virginia.  To be held February 27-28, the conference is "FDR's Legacy: Executive Power and the Constitution in War and Peace."  Speakers include

David M. Kennedy, Stanford University
Charles W. McCurdy, University of Virginia (on the “Ideological Origins of the Court-Packing Plan”)
Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School (on “Korematsu after September 11”)
James F. Simon, New York Law School (on his recent joint biography of FDR and Chief Justice Hughes)
Harvey Klehr, Emory University
Robert Higgs, The Independent Institute
Sidney Milkis, University of Virginia


Schedule and more information here.

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