Wednesday, September 4, 2013

University of Michigan Legal History Workshop: Fall 2013


The fall schedule for the University of Michigan Legal History Workshop is now available:
SEPTEMBER 10.     Closed session.
Rebecca J. Scott, Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law, University of Michigan
“Social Facts and Legal Fictions:  Was Freedom Portable?”

SEPTEMBER 17.   
Daniel Crane, Frederick Paul Furth, Sr. Professor of Law, University of Michigan
“The Dissociation of Incorporation and Regulation in the Progressive Era and New Deal” 

SEPTEMBER 24. 
Herbert Hovenkamp, Ben and Dorothy Willie Chair, University of Iowa College of Law
“The Opening of American Law:  Neoclassical Legal Thought, 1870-1970”

OCTOBER 1.       
Naomi Lamoreaux, Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics & History, Yale University
 “Contractual Freedom and the Evolution of Corporate Governance in Britain, 1862 to 1929”

OCTOBER 8.
John G.H. Hudson, William W. Cook Global Law Professor, University of Michigan
“Maitland and Austin: Legal Philosophy and Legal History in Nineteenth-Century England”

OCTOBER 15.  Fall Break.  No Session.

OCTOBER 22.
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Stanley Morrison Professor of Law, Stanford University
“Administrative War”

OCTOBER 29.
Gary Gerstle, James G. Stahlman Professor of American History, Vanderbilt University
“Exemption, Surrogacy, Voluntarism: Strategies of Liberal Governance in America, 1860-1920”

NOVEMBER 5.  
Barry Cushman, John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law, Notre Dame University
“Carolene Products and Constitutional Structure”

NOVEMBER 12. 
Catherine Fisk, Chancellor's Professor of Law, University of California-Irvine
“Authors at Work:  A Socio-Legal History of Writing for Hire in Twentieth Century Film, Television, and Advertising”

NOVEMBER 19.
William J. Novak, University of Michigan Law School
“The Public Utility Idea and the Origins of Modern Business Regulation”

NOVEMBER 26. 
Laura Phillips Sawyer, Harvard Newcomen Fellow, Harvard Business School
“Institutional Economics and Managed Competition, 1920-1940”
For more information on the workshop, email Dara Faris or Bill Novak

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