Legal History Colloquium

Professor David Golove
Professor Daniel Hulsebosch

Spring 2016
Alternate Mondays 4:00-5:50 p.m.
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 201

2 credits

The colloquium will alternate between public and private sessions. In the public sessions, the colloquium will discuss works-in-progress by historians or legal scholars. In the private sessions, the moderators and students will discuss reading materials that provide context for the upcoming public papers. Students will submit response papers before each public session.


Spring 2016 Schedule of Presenters

February 1

Civil Liberties in Class War Time

Laura Weinrib, Assistant Professor of Law and Herbert and Marjorie Fried Teaching Scholar, University of Chicago Law School

February 16 (Legislative MONday)

The Saints Come Marching Into Constitutional Federalism:  Southern Embrace of a National Evangelical Morality, 1890-1918

Roderick M. Hills Jr., William T. Comfort, III Professor of Law, NYU School of Law

February 29

Civil Law’s Influence on American Constitutionalism

Thomas H. Lee, Leitner Family Professor of International Law; Director of Graduate and International Studies, Fordham University School of Law

March 21

Corporations, International Law and the Public/Private Distinction

Jenny Martinez, Professor of Law and Warren Christopher Professor in the Practice of International Law and Diplomacy, Stanford Law School


In a European Idiom: Antitrust Law in European Integration

Benjamin Brady, Samuel I. Golieb Fellow in Legal History

April 4

America of Invisible States: Remapping the Commercial Origins of Federalism

Maeve Glass, Samuel I. Golieb Fellow in Legal History

April 18

Cows and Constitutionalism: Religious Rites and Economic Rights in the Indian Republic

Rohit De, Associate Research Scholar in Law, Assistant Professor, Yale Law School and History Department

May 2

Toward a History of Clean and Endless War

Samuel Moyn, Professor of Law and History, Harvard Law School, Harvard University