Friday, September 8, 2017

University of Michigan Legal History Workshop: Fall 2017 Lineup

The University of Michigan Legal History Workshop is up and running this semester. This year's workshop is co-led by Kate Andrias and William Novak. Here's the schedule:
SEPTEMBER 18.
Rabia Belt, Assistant Professor of Law, Stanford University
“Race, Disability, and the Vote”

SEPTEMBER 25.
Nelson Lichtenstein, Distinguished Professor of History, University of California-Santa Barbara
“A Fabulous Failure: Clinton’s 1990s and the Origins of Our Times”

OCTOBER 2.
Laura Weinrib, Professor of Law, University of Chicago
“The Myth of the Modern 1st Amendment”

OCTOBER 9.
Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law and History, Yale University
“Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World”

OCTOBER 17. Meeting on Tuesday
Mehrsa Baradaran, J. Alton Hosch Associate Professor of Law, University of Georgia
“Black Capitalism and the Racial Wealth Gap”

OCTOBER 23.
Sarah Igo, Associate Professor of History and Law, Vanderbilt University
“Privacy Interruptus: Putting Griswold in its Proper Place”

OCTOBER 30.
Cary Franklin, Professor of Law, University of Texas
“Class-Blind Constitutionalism and the Protection of Fundamental Rights”

NOVEMBER 13.
Bob Bauer, Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence, NYU
“Demagogue-cracy: The License and Ethical Limits of the Politician's Speech”

NOVEMBER 20.
Reuel Schiller, Professor of Law and Associate Dean, UC-Hastings College of Law
“Regulation and the Collapse of the New Deal Order or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Market”

NOVEMBER 27.
Jeremy Kessler, Associate Professor of Law, Columbia University
“The Legal Foundations of Draft Abolition”

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