The DC-Area Legal History Roundtable reconvenes on April 5, 2013, at the George Washington University Law School–more particularly, in the Student Conference Center, on the second floor of Lisner Hall, 2023 G Street, NW. Thanks to GW Law for sponsoring the event and GW’s Renée Lerner for doing the honors!
12:25 Welcoming remarks by Renée Lerner, George Washington University
12:30 Presentation: Robert Cottrol, George Washington University, Introduction and Chapter Two of The Long, Lingering Shadow: Slavery, Race, and Law in the American Hemisphere (Studies in the Legal History of the South, University of Georgia Press 2013).
1:30 Presentation: Daniel Ernst, Georgetown University, Introduction and Chapter Three, "Chief Justice Hughes," of his forthcoming book, Tocqueville's Nightmare: Americans Confront the Administrative State (Oxford University Press).
2:45 Presentation: Joyce Malcolm, George Mason University, Chapter One, "The Court Martial of Benedict Arnold," of her forthcoming book about Benedict Arnold (Harvard University Press).
3:45 Half-baked ideas in legal history, moderated by Mary Clark, American University
4:15 Wrap-up and next steps