Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Boston College Legal History Roundtable, 2007-08

Boston College Law School announces the Boston College Legal History Roundtable for 2007-08. Legal historians and others in the Boston area are welcome to attend. Conveners are Professor Mary Sarah Bilder, Professor Daniel R. Coquillette, and Professor James S. Rogers.

2007-2008 Schedule
Boston College Law School
885 Centre Street, Newton, Massachusetts
Faculty Lounge – Room 414
Presentation begins at 4:30 p.m.
Please join us for refreshments at 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, September 27, 2007
Professor Adriaan Lanni, Harvard Law School
Social Norms in the Courts of Classical Athens

Thursday, November 15, 2007
Professor Gerald Leonard, Boston University Law School
Rethinking Dred Scott

Thursday, December 6, 2007
Karen Beck, Curator of Rare Books, Boston College Law School
The Nineteenth-Century American Lawyer's Private Library: A Look at the Evidence

Thursday, February 7, 2008
Professor Warren Billings, Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus, University of New Orleans History Department
Just Laws for the Happy Guiding and Governing of the People There Inhabiting: Laws in the Colonial South

Thursday, April 3, 2008
Professor Paul Halliday, University of Virginia History Department
The Liberty of the Subject: Conceiving Habeas Corpus in England and Empire

Please contact Ms. Marissa Vicario if you plan to attend the roundtables. Ms. Vicario will then send you copies of the papers (617-552-4125; Please contact Prof. Mary Bilder for further questions (617-552-0648; Directions to the law school are here.

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