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

The Influence of Civil Law on American Constitutionalism and the Early Federal Courts

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

March 21

El Pulpo: the United Fruit Company, Corporations, and the Development of International Law

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

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

From Antiwar Politics to Anti-torture Politics: The Vietnam War and the Global War on Terror in Comparison

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