Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Clark History Series at Boston University Law School

Clark History Series
Boston University Law School

The Elizabeth Battelle Clark Legal History Series brings several distinguished historians of law to campus each year to lecture and talk with students and faculty. The BU community and the general public are all welcome to attend. For more information, please contact any of the following:
Kris Collins,
Gerry Leonard,
David Seipp,

Fall 2009 Speakers

Wednesday, September 23, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Room 832
Professor Scott Gerber, Ohio Northern Univ. College of Law
"'The Great Constitutional Question': Judicial Review and the Origins of an Independent Judiciary in Virginia."

Wednesday, October 7, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Room 832
Professor Arnulf Becker Lorca, Visiting Fellow, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University
"Universal International Law: Nineteenth Century Histories of Imposition, Appropriation, and Circulation"

Friday, October 16, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m., Room 832
Professor David Rabban, Univ. of Texas School of Law
"Melville W. Bigelow: The Origins of Historical Legal Science in America"

Wednesday, November 4, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Room 832
Professor Ariela Dubler, Columbia Law School
"Sexing Skinner"

Wednesday, November 18, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Room 832
Professor Susanna Blumenthal, University of Minnesota School of Law
"The Mind in Issue: Consciousness and Liability in the Nineteenth-Century American Courtroom"