Thursday, March 28, 2013

DC Area Legal History Roundtable to Convene at GW Law

The DC-Area Legal History Roundtable reconvenes on April 5, 2013, at the George Washington University Law School–more particularly, in the Student Conference Center, on the second floor of Lisner Hall, 2023 G Street, NW.  Thanks to GW Law for sponsoring the event and GW’s Renée Lerner for doing the honors!

12:00    Lunch

12:25    Welcoming remarks by Renée Lerner, George Washington University

12:30    Presentation: Robert Cottrol, George Washington University, Introduction and Chapter Two of The Long, Lingering Shadow: Slavery, Race, and Law in the American Hemisphere (Studies in the Legal History of the South, University of Georgia Press 2013).

1:30    Presentation: Daniel Ernst, Georgetown University, Introduction and Chapter Three, "Chief Justice Hughes," of his forthcoming book, Tocqueville's Nightmare: Americans Confront the Administrative State (Oxford University Press).

2:30    Break

2:45    Presentation: Joyce Malcolm, George Mason University, Chapter One, "The Court Martial of Benedict Arnold," of her forthcoming book about Benedict Arnold (Harvard University Press).

3:45    Half-baked ideas in legal history, moderated by Mary Clark, American University

4:15   Wrap-up and next steps