Witt’s Jefferson lecture will explore the subject of how American constitutional law was “reinvented,” as he proposes, during the early twentieth century. Taking up a small cast of characters who self-consciously aimed to disrupt the ideological structures of American law, Witt tells a story of social experiment and constitutional transformation that explains our constitutional past and offers powerful, if sometimes troubling, implications for our constitutional future.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Witt to Deliver Jefferson Memorial Lecture at UC Berkeley
With apologies for the late notice - today at 4 pm PST John Fabian Witt will deliver the annual Jefferson Memorial Lecture at the University of California, Berkeley. The title of his lecture is "The Switch: Reinventing American Freedom":