Wednesday, September 11, 2019

University of Michigan Legal History Workshop: Fall 2019

The University of Michigan Legal History Workshop has announced its Fall 2019 lineup:
SEPTEMBER 10: Julian Davis Mortenson, University of Michigan Law School, “The Executive Power Clause of the U.S. Constitution.”  
SEPTEMBER 17: Sarah Barringer Gordon, University of Pennsylvania Law School, “Staying in Place: The Colored Methodist Episcopal Church and Church Property after the Civil War”  
SEPTEMBER 24: Emily Prifogle, University of Michigan Law School, “Winks, Whispers, and Prosecutorial Discretion in Rural Iowa, 1925-1928”
OCTOBER 1: Martha S. Jones, Johns Hopkins University History Department, “The How of Why We Remember Roger Brooke Taney”
OCTOBER 8: Stephen W. Sawyer, American University of Paris, “Was There a Democratic Tradition in Revolutionary France?”  
OCTOBER 22: Katrina Jagodinsky, University of Nebraska History Department, “Habeas Corpus & Liberty in the American West”

OCTOBER 29: Kate Masur, Northwestern University History Department, “A House Divided: Free African Americans, Migration, and Citizenship (1847–1859)”  
NOVEMBER 5: Sam Erman, USC School of Law, “Almost Citizens: Puerto Rico, the U.S. Constitution, and Empire”  
NOVEMBER 12: Sarah Seo, University of Iowa Law School, “Policing the Open Road: How Cars Transformed American Freedom”  
NOVEMBER 19: Kate Andrias, University of Michigan Law School, “An American Approach to Social Democracy: The Forgotten Promise of the Fair Labor Standards Act.”  
NOVEMBER 26: Daniel Crane, University of Michigan Law School, “Fascism and Monopoly
-- Karen Tani