Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Welcome, Christopher Schmidt!

Christopher W. Schmidt
This month our guest blogger will be Christopher W. Schmidt, Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, and the Norman and Edna Freehling Scholar at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.  He has taught at Chicago-Kent since 2008, where he has taught constitutional law, legal history, comparative constitutional law, and sports law.  Professor Schmidt is also a Faculty Fellow at the American Bar Foundation and Editor of the ABF journal, Law & Social Inquiry

He has published many articles on a variety of topic on American constitutional law and history as well as the rise of free agency in Major League Baseball.  Earlier this year, he published The Sit-Ins: Protest and Legal Change in the Civil Rights Era, with the University of Chicago Press.  His current project is Civil Rights: An American History.  Welcome, Chris!