Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Legal History at the AALS: Habeas Corpus

The Legal History program at this year's Association of American Law Schools conference will focus on habeas corpus. The full program is here. The conference is in New Orleans, January 6-10, 2010.

Section on Legal History
January 8, 2010, 4:00 - 5:45 pm
Melrose, Third Floor, Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Habeas Corpus: The Enduring Issues

Moderator: Judith K. Schafer, Tulane University School of Law
Speaker: Eric M. Freedman, Hofstra University School of Law
Speaker: Stephen I. Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law
Commentator: Robert J. Cottrol, The George Washington University Law School
This panel will present the results of new historical research into the development of habeas corpus as a protector of liberty in the colonial, early national and antebellum periods.