D.C.-Area Legal History Roundtable
The D.C.-Area Legal History Roundtable is an informal gathering of scholars who live or work in and around Washington, D.C. The Roundtable first met in 2006 at George Washington University Law School and later at law schools around the area.
Friday, April 5, 2013
The George Washington University Law School
Student Conference Center, Lisner Hall, second floor
2023 G Street NW, Washington, D.C. 22052
Please RSVP to: Rasheen Robinson
Welcoming remarks by Renée Lerner, George Washington University
Robert Cottrol, George Washington University
Introduction and Chapter Two of The Long, Lingering Shadow: Slavery, Race, and Law in the American Hemisphere (University of Georgia Press 2013).
Daniel Ernst, Georgetown University
Introduction and Chapter Three, “Chief Justice Hughes,” of his forthcoming book, Tocqueville's Nightmare: Americans Confront the Administrative State
(Oxford University Press).
Joyce Malcolm, George Mason University
Chapter One, “The Court Martial of Benedict Arnold,” of her forthcoming book about Benedict Arnold (Harvard University Press).
"Half-Baked Ideas in Legal History," moderated by Mary Clark, American University
Wrap-up and next steps