I am pleased to share the schedule for this year’s Harvard Legal History Workshop. The lineup is as follows:
- Sept 18: Daniel Ernst, Professor of Law, Georgetown University, “Chief Justice Hughes and Administrative Law, 1930-1941” – Comment: Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
- Sept 25: Karen Tani, Assistant Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley Law, “The ‘Indian Problem’: Welfare, Rights and Citizenship in the Wake of the New Deal” – Comment: Lucie White, Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law, Harvard Law School;
- Oct. 9: Risa Goluboff, John Allan Love Professor of Law and Professor of History, University of Virginia, “People out of Place: The Sixties, the Supreme Court, and Vagrancy Law” – Comment: Lisa McGirr, Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University;
- Oct 16: Serena Mayeri, Professor of Law and History, University of Pennsylvania, “Status of Marriage: Marital Supremacy Challenged and Remade, 1960-2000” – Comment: Michael Klarman, Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.
- Oct 23: Jane de Hart, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of History, “Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Pursuing Equality” – Comment: Nancy Cott, Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History, Department of History, Harvard University;
- Oct 30: Daniel Sharfstein, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University, “West from Reconstruction: Struggles Over Liberty and Equality, 1865-74”;
- Feb 26, 2014: Sara Mayeux, HLS Berger-Howe Fellow in Legal History, “The Right to Counsel and the Political Limits of Originalism”;
- Mar 27, 2014: Hendrik Hartog, Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty, Professor of History, Princeton University, “Imagining Gibbons v. Ogden without the Commerce Clause: A Sketch”.