Thursday, September 3, 2015
The Supreme Court and Reconstruction
Leon Silverman Lectures of the Supreme Court Historical Society continue this autumn with two more on the Supreme Court and Reconstruction. On October 14, 2015, Laura Edwards, the Peabody Family Professor of History at Duke University, will deliver The Reconstruction of Rights: The Fourteenth Amendment and Popular Conceptions of Governance. On October 28, 2015, Randy E. Barnett, my colleague at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory and directs the Georgetown Center for the Constitution, will speak on The Supreme Court and the Slaughterhouse Cases.