Friday, December 22, 2017

Legal History at OAH 2018

We saw many panels of potential interest to legal historians at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians, to be held April 12-14, 2018, in Sacramento, including:

Taking the State Back Out: The Irrelevance of the Federal Government in the West, 1803-1861

New Perspectives on the History of Regulation: A Roundtable Discussion

Indigenous Legal Borderlands in North America

State of the Field: Abolition and Emancipation

Not My President: Questions of Legitimacy

Law, Resistance, and the Forms of Prison History: Roundtable on Rethinking the American Prison Movement

Law, Family, and the Logics of Commodification

State of the Field: Which Way Forward? A New Synthesis for Nineteenth-Century Women’s Rights