Civil Rights Era & Its Legacy
Susan Carle, American University, <email>: "Late Nineteenth Century Civil Rights Organizations and their role in the Founding of the NAACP and the National Urban League"
Jeffrey Gonda, Yale University, <email>: "The Business of Civil Rights: Black Realtors and Shelley v. Kraemer"
Keith Mayes, University of Minnesota, <email>: "Of Deacons, Panthers, and Liberation Armies: Civil Rights, Black Power and the Second Amendment"
Camille Walsh, Indiana University, <email>: "'Taxpayer Citizenship' and the Right to Education: 1929-1959"
Belonging and the Imperial Republic: Hawai'i, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico in the Shadow of Washington
Rachel St. John, Harvard University, <email>: "Dueling Nations: The Hawaiian Kingdom, the Republic of Hawai'i, and Competition over National Identity and Authority in the Hawaiian Islands"
Anna Leah Fidelis T. Castañeda, <email>: "Inventing the Filipino People: Race, Rights, Representation and the Creation of an Elite Democracy in the Philippine Islands"
Sam Erman, Harvard University, <email>: "Puerto Rican Reconstruction: Race, Self-Government, and Rhetoric, 1898-1917"
Theory & Practice of Judging in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Charles F. Hobson, William and Mary, <email>: "St. George Tucker: Virginia Judge and Law Reporter"
David T. Konig, Washington University--St. Louis, <email>: "Thomas Jefferson on Judicial Independence: The Early Years"
Renée Lettow Lerner, George Washington University, <email>: "Directed Verdict and the Search for Efficient Jury Control in the United States"
James C. Oldham, Georgetown University, <email>: "Only Thirteen Shillings: Abusing the English System of Public Justice in the Late Eighteenth Century"
Children, Parents, and the Law of Child Protection in the Twentieth-Century United States
Nicholas L. Syrett, University of Northern Colorado, <email>: "Protecting Children, Policing Marriage: Reformers and the Law of Child Marriage in the 1920s and 1930s"
Kristin Celello, Queens College, CUNY, <email>: "Motherhood on Trial: Child Custody, Red-Baiting, and the Eaton Case"
Ethan G. Sribnick, Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness, <email>: "Child Welfare Policy and Legal Innovation" [An abstract of this paper was not received.]
Tera Agyepong, Northwestern University, <email>: "The Limits of the Rehabilitative Ideal: African American Girls at the Illinois State Industrial School for Girls"
Friday, Session B
Alliances Auld and New: Scotland and the Early Republic
William B. Ewald, University of Pennsylvania School of Law, <email>: "James Wilson: The Scottish Enlightenment and British North America"
Alison LaCroix, University of Chicago Law School, firstname.lastname@example.org"Letters from Edinburgh and Scottish Texts: Building an American Literary and Legal Culture"
James E. Pfander, Northwestern University School of Law, <email>: "Non-Contentious Judicial Power: Scotland, Civil Law, and the Limits of Article III"
Roundtable on Rediscovering the Asylum [Abstracts not provided.]
Cornelia H. Dayton, University of Connecticut, <email>
Angela Keysor, University of Iowa, Dept. of History, <email>
Rebecca McLennan, University of California, Berkeley, <email>
Michael Meranze, University of California, Los Angeles, <email>
David J. Rothman, Columbia University, <email>:
Law & Politics in Colonial Latin America
Alcira Dueñas, The Ohio State University-Newark, <email>: "Finely Weaving and Unweaving: Andean Networks in the Construction of the Colonial Judicial Order"
Marcela Echeverri, The College of Staten Island/CUNY, <email>: "Liberalism, the Protector de Naturales, and Indian Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century New Granada"
Mark Lentz, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, <email>: "Mayas and the Law: Bourbon Politics at the Pueblo Level"
Renzo Honores, High Point University, <email>: "Colonial Legal Imagination: The Making of Customary Law in the Andes, 1550-1600"
Religious Law and Secular Law in Early Medieval Europe
Abigail Firey, University of Kentucky, <email>: "Appropriation, Obliteration, Adaptation?: Ecclesiastical Responses to Secular Law in the Early Middle Ages"
Michael W. Heil, Columbia University, <email>: "Canon Law and the Courts in Early Medieval Italy"
Greta Austin, University of Puget Sound, <email>: "Roman Law in the Eleventh-Century Catholic Legal Collections"
Aniceto Masferrer, University of Valencia, <email>: "The Pursuit of Peace and Security in the Iberian Peninsula (10th - 11th Centuries): A Contribution to the Interaction between Religious Law and Secular Law in the European Early Middle Ages"
Private Rights, Public Values, and Modernity in Colonial & Post-Colonial Water Law
Jamie Benidickson, University of Ottawa, <email>: "Evolution of Canadian Water Law: From Abundance to Sustainability"
Denise Holladay Damico, Saint Francis University, <email>: "Community, Commodity, and Corporation: Local Use of and Response to Changing Water Law in Albuquerque, New Mexico"
David Schorr, Tel Aviv University, <email>: "The Odd American Influence on Water Law in Mandate Palestine and Early Israel"
Friday, Session C
Morris Cohen Memorial Panel [Abstracts not provided.]
James Raven, University of Essex, <email>: "Booksellers in Court in Eighteenth-Century London"
Wilfrid Prest, University of Adelaide, <email>: "Blackstone and Bibliography"
Mike Widener, Yale Law School, <email>: "Morris Cohen and the Art of Book Collecting"
Robert Berring, University of California—Berkeley, <email>: "Bibliographic Integrity and the Bibliography of Early American Law"
Sharon Hamby O'Connor, Boston College Law School, <email>: "Morris Cohen as a Mentor for Books and People"
Author Meets Readers, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Courage to Dissent
Tomiko Brown-Nagin, University of Virginia, <email>: Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement "
Laura Kalman, University of California—Santa Barbara, <email>
Matthew Jon Countryman, University of Michigan, <email>
Chana Kai Lee, University of Georgia, <email>
Kenneth W. Mack, Harvard Law School, <email>
Evidence, Expertise, and Legal Thought in the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century United States
Kathryn Burns-Howard, Northwestern University, <email>: "'Wasting His Substance': Property and Personal Freedom in the Nineteenth-Century United States"
Justin Clark, University of Southern California, <email>: "Terrible Dishonesty: Pathological Lying and Progressive Expertise, 1880-1920"
Noga Morag-Levine, Michigan State University, <email>: "Formalism, Facts, and the Brandeis Brief: The Making of a Myth"
Andrew Porwancher, University of Oklahoma, <email>: "American Legal Thought and the Law of Evidence, 1904-1940"
Regulating (Extra-) Marital Relations in Romano-Canon Law
Matthew Perry, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY), <email>: "The Criminalization of Adultery in Roman Law"
Sara McDougall, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY), <email>: "Regulating the Sex Lives of Married Persons in Medieval Europe"
Rev. Dr. Patrick Viscuso, Independent Scholar, <email>: "Late Byzantine Views on Marital Relations and Ordination"
Nicolas Laurent-Bonne, Paris II Panthéon Assas, <email>: "Why Prohibit Donations Between Husband and Wife in Medieval Europe?"
The Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society Panel: Reconfiguring Law in Frontier Societies: Property Rights, Economic Development and Indigenous Claims
Jacinta Ruru, University of Otago, <email>: "The Freshwater Challenge"
Guy Charlton, Auckland University of Technology. <email>: and Barry Brunette, Auckland University of Technology, email@example.com, "Economic Development, Logging and Riparian Rights: The Definition of a Navigable Waterway in Nineteenth-Century Ontario, Wisconsin and New Zealand"
Grant Morris, Victoria University of Wellington, <email>: "The Construction of a Colonial Racist: James Prendergast and the New Zealand Wars, 1865-1881"
Saturday, Session A
Crimes of Passion: Intimate Violence and the Law in Nineteenth-Century America
Robin Sager, Rice University, <email>: "Excesses and Outrages: Sexual Cruelty and Marriage in Antebellum America"
Melissa Hayes, Northern Illinois University, <email>: ""Partially with Her Consent': Seduction in Popular Culture and the Law in the Nineteenth-Century Midwest"
D. Jeannine Cole, Duke University, <email>: "Regulating Sex and Consent in New Orleans, 1890-1917"
Insurrections & Infections: Rethinking the Legal History of Atlanta, 1920-1940
Polly Price, Emory University, <email>: "Federalization of the Mosquito: Malaria and Public Health In the Southern United States, 1900-1945"
Maryan Soliman, University of Pennsylvania, <email>: "Racial Equality on Trial in Atlanta during the 1930s"
Anders Walker, Saint Louis University, <email>: "Scarlett's Rainbow: Margaret Mitchell, Anti-Catholicism, & the Ku Klux Klan in Atlanta, 1920-1940"
The Relevance of the Common Law in a Colonial & Post-Colonial Setting
Andrew Buck, Macquarie University, <email>: "The Relevance of English Law in a Colonial Setting"
Christopher Curtis, Claflin University, <email>: "St. George Tucker and the Reception of the Common Law in Post-Colonial Virginia"
John V. Orth, University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, <email>: "The Common Law and the Constitution: The Judicial Amendment"
Joseph L. Hyde, Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge James Wynn, U.S. Court of Appeals (4th Circuit), <email>: "The Common Law & Slavery in Post-Colonial North Carolina"
Human Rights and Political Dissent -- Eastern Europe Revisited
Jaroslaw Kuisz, Warsaw University, <email>: "'Playing the Law': Polish Dissidents and the Mechanics of the 'Helsinki Effect'"
Michal Kopecek, Czech Academy of Sciences, <email>: "Human Rights Facing National History. Dissidents, Nationalism and the Democratic Revolutions of 1989 in East Central Europe"
Kacper Szulecki, University of Constance, <email>: "Human Rights, Domestic Dissent and Culture: The Case of Human Rights Localization in Poland and Czechoslovakia"
Katherine T. Preyer Prize Panel [Abstracts not provided.]
Anne Fleming, University of Pennsylvania, <email>: "The Borrower's Tale: A History of Poor Debtors in Lochner Era New York City"
Michael Schoeppner, University of Florida, <email>: "Atlantic Emancipations and Originalism: An Atlantic Genealogy of Dred Scott"
Kevin Arlyck, New York University, <email>: "Plaintiffs v. Privateers: Litigation and Foreign Affairs in the Federal Courts, 1816-1825"
Saturday, Session B
Transforming Legal Treatises in the Early United States: Law Books in Action
Roman Hoyos, Southwestern Law School, <email>: "For 'the Love of Liberty and the Love of Law': James Wilson's Manifesto for an American Jurisprudence"
Angela Fernandez, University of Toronto, <email>: "Tapping Reeve and James Kent: Two Fading Federalists on Marital Unity"
Kevin Butterfield, University of Oklahoma, <email>: "Authority and the Individual in Angell and Ames's Treatise on the Law of Private Corporations, Aggregate"
Law as Sentry: Conditions of Inclusion in the Nineteenth-Century United States
Kerry Abrams, University of Virginia School of Law, <email>: "Immigrant Sponsorship"
Kristin Collins, Boston University School of Law, <email>: "Guyer v. Smith, Personal Status Laws, and the Practice of Citizenship"
Matthew J. Lindsay, University of Baltimore School of Law, <email>: "The 'Immigration Crisis' in U.S. History and the Making of Modern Immigration Law"
New Rights and New Legal Subjects in the Post-World War Two United States
Felicia Kornbluh, University of Vermont, <email>: "Disability (and) Civil Rights: Jacobus tenBroek, Howard Jay Graham, and the Fourteenth Amendment" [An abstract of this paper was not received.]
Josie Rodberg, Harvard University, <email>: "The Creation and Evolution of a 'Right to Choose' in the 1960s and 1970s"
Elisa Alvarez Minoff, Harvard University, <email>: "Migrating Citizens, Migrating Rights: The World that Shapiro v. Thompson (1969) Made."
Currency and Exchange Regulation: Causes and Consequences in the Colonial and Post-Colonial Eras
Dror Goldberg, Bar-Ilan University, <email>: "Transplanting Crisis Legislation: The Case of Forced Money"
Farley Grubb, University of Delaware, <email>: "Creating Maryland's Paper Money Economy, 1720-1739: Politics, Law, Markets, and the Media"
Adam Hofri-Winogradow, Hebrew University, <email>: "Israeli Currency Regulation, 1948-1998 and Practitioner Use of Private Trusts"
Constitutionalism in the Revolutionary Era and Nineteenth Century
Howard Pashman, Northwestern University, <email>: ""A Bonanza of Tory Goods: Property Confiscation in Revolutionary New York"
Jeannine DeLombard, University of Toronto, <email>: "Constituting Law and Literature Through Slavery"
Lea VanderVelde, University of Iowa, <email>: "How the Antebellum West sheds light on the Reconstruction Amendments"
Saturday, Session C
New Directions in the History of Property
Maureen E. Boyle, Yale Law School, <email>: "The Failure of America's First City Plan: Why New Haven, the Colonies' First Planned City, Would Have Been Better Left Unplanned"
Claire Priest, Yale Law School, <email>: "Imperial Property"
Daniel Sharfstein, Vanderbilt Law School, <email>: "Atrocity, Entitlement, and Personhood in the American Property Tradition"
Constructing Sex Equality
Cary Franklin, University of Texas—Austin, <email>: "The 'Traditional' Understanding of Sex Discrimination: How Title VII's Sex Provision Got Its Meaning"
Serena Mayeri, University of Pennsylvania, <email>: "Marriage as the Foundation of Constitutional Sex Equality Law"
Deborah Dinner, Washington University—St. Loius, <email>: "The Neo-Maternalist Turn: The Legal Feminist Crisis in the Reagan Era"
Conventional Morality and the Rule of Law: Policing the Boundaries of Status, Responsibility and Punishment—A Panel in Honor of Thomas A. Green [Abstracts not provided.]
Dana Rabin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, <email>: "'In a Country of Liberty?': Slavery, Villeinage and the Making of Whiteness in the Somerset Case (1772)"
James Donovan, Pennsylvania State University at Mont Alto, <email>: "Public Opinion and the French Capital Punishment Debate of 1908"
Warren Rosenblum, Webster University, <email>: "Criminal Procedure and the Fate of Democracy in Germany Before the Nazis"
Martha Umphrey, Amherst College, <email>: "Bending Rules, Upending Norms: Trials and the Production of Legal Meaning"
William Novak, University of Michigan, <email>: "Policing the Social in the Modern American State"
New Paradigms of Practice: Black Women Lawyers Advancing Justice in the Long Civil Rights Movement
Jacqueline A. McLeod, Metropolitan State College of Denver, <email>: "The Professionalization and Politicization of Black Women Lawyers and the Trajectory of their Practice: The Case of Jane Matilda Bolin"
Gwen Jordan, University of Illinois Springfield, <email>: "'Courage, Persistence and Faith': The Career of Edith Sampson, 1927-1978"
Mary Ellen Curtin, American University, <email>: "Outside Influences: The Making of Barbara Jordan"
Sherie M. Randolph, University of Michigan, <email>: "Florynce 'Flo' Kennedy and the Struggle to Legalize Abortion"
Early Twentieth-Century International Law
Stephen Wertheim, Columbia University, <email>: "The Rise and Fall of Public Opinion as the Linchpin of International Order, 1870-1940: A Genealogy of the Concept"
Ananda Burra, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, <email>: "Contested to the End: Colonial and Anti-Colonial Anxieties in the Late League of Nations"
Hussein D. Alkhazragi, Université de Genève (UNIGE), <email>: "The British Mandate in Iraq or Squaring the Circle: How to Reconcile British Interests with the Nationalists' while Adhering to its International Obligations?"
Natasha Wheatley, Columbia University, <email>: "On the Meaning of the Palestine Mandate: Legal Hermeneutics and the New International Order in Arab and Jewish Petitions to the League of Nations"
Saturday, Session D
New Histories of the Taney Court
Paul Finkelman, Albany Law School, <email>: "Hardly an Aberration: Taney, Dred Scott, and Slavery"
Rachel Shelden, Georgia College, <email>: "The Taney Court and the Problem of Judicial Ethics in the Mid-Nineteenth Century"
Matthew Axtell, Princeton University, <email>: "Down the River with Roger Taney: Steamboats, Slaves, and the Judicial Management of an Interstate Commons in Strader v. Graham"
A Comparative Look at Commercial Courts and the Law Merchant
Cristina Ciancio, University of Sannio, <email>: "Justice Without Judges: Commercial Courts Between Law and Market in Nineteenth-Century Europe"
Jérôme Sgard, Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI), <email>: and Eric Brousseau, University of Paris Ouest, firstname.lastname@example.org, "From the Law Merchant to Trade Regulation: The French Eighteenth-Century Experience and the Députés du Commerce"
Zülâl Muslu, University of Paris X-Nanterre and Max-Planck Institute for European Legal History, <email>: "Conflicts of Jurisdiction and the Sovereignty Principle: The Example of the Ottoman Mixed Commercial courts in the Late Nineteenth Century."
Law and Politics of U.S. Foreign Relations
Chimène Keitner, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, <email>: "Between Law and Diplomacy: The 'Suability' of Foreign Officials in U.S. Courts"
Katherine Unterman, Texas A&M University, <email>: "The Politics of Defining 'The Political': The Political Offense Exception in International Extradition"
Lewis Yelin, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, <email>, "Head of State Immunity as Sole Executive Lawmaking"
Joel Paul, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, <email>:"Extravagant Pretense: How John Marshall Invented International Law in the United States"
Daniel Margolies, Virginia Wesleyan College, <email>: Controlling the 'Arabs of Arizona,' and Other Aspects of Extraterritoriality and Sovereign Exception in Late Nineteenth-Century U.S. Foreign Relations"
Chinese Ritual, Clan Codes and Family Litigation
Mary Szto, Hamline Law School, <email>: "Strengthening the Rule of Virtue and Finding Chinese Law in 'Other' Places: Gods, Kin, Guilds, and Gifts"
Dong Jiang, Renmin University of China Law School, <email>: "Seeking Harmony among Family Members: Family Dispute Resolution under the Doctrine of Li in Ancient China"
Shan Chun, China University of Political Science and Law, <email>: "Family Law and Confucian Ethics in the Qing Dynasty"
Tahirih Lee, Florida State University, <email>: "Family Lawsuits in the Late Qing Dynasty"
Marriage, Legitimacy and Citizenship in Nineteenth Century Britain and the Empire
Ginger Frost, Samford University, <email>: "'Not by Law a British Subject': Illegitimacy and Nationality in Imperial Britain, 1860-1930"
Charlotte Frew, Australian Catholic University, and Macquarie Law School, <email>: "'Legitimate in the Colony and Bastard at Home': The Recognition of Colonial Marriage Law in Britain"
Elizabeth Thornberry, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, <email>: "Customary Marriage and Claims to Citizenship in the Nineteenth-Century Cape Colony"