Saturday, February 4, 2012

DC Area Legal History Roundtable

The line-up for the Spring 2012 meeting of the D.C. Area Legal History Roundtable has been set.  It will convene on Friday, April 13, 2012 at the Catholic University of America–more particularly, in Room 220 of the Columbus School of Law, from Noon to 5:00 PM.  For more information please contact Professor Ken Pennington (pennington at

12:00-12:30 Lunch 

12:30-1:30: Brad Snyder, University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School
“Frankfurter as Popular Constitutionalist”
Comment: Cara Drinan, Catholic University

1:30-2:30: Victoria Saker Woeste, American Bar Foundation
“Henry Ford’s War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech”
Comment:   TBA

2:30-3:00: Coffee Break

3:00-4:00: Danaya C. Wright, University of Florida College of Law
“Is the Trope of Separate Spheres Useful in Post-Modern Family Law History?  A Question, an Excursus, and a Hypothetical”
Comment: TBA

4:00-5:00: Caroline Sherman, Catholic University,  History
“Jacques Godefroy's Florilegium and its Afterlife”
Comment: Ryan Max Rowberry, Georgia State University