Law and Society Series

Fall 2016

September

  • September 14, 2016: "Death and the War Power," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Mary Dudziak, Emory University School of Law. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

October

  • October 12, 2016: "Practicing Gradual Emancipation in New Jersey," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Hendrik Hartog, Princeton University. Hosted by Professor Tonya Brito. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.
  • October 19, 2016: "Eastminster - State-Formation and Asia's Deviations From Westminster," Law & Society Series Speaker Dr. Harshan Kumarasingham, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History. Hosted by Professor Mitra Sharafi. Co-sponsored by GLS. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.
  • October 26, 2016: "The Case for Reparations: From Reconstruction to the Movement for Black Lives," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Katherine Franke, Columbia Law School. Hosted by Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

Spring 2017

March

  • March 8, 2017: "'The Army's Business is Martial, Not Maternal': Unwed Mothers, Single Parents, and the Military Welfare State," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Serena Mayeri, University of Pennsylvania Law School. Hosted by Professor Gwyn Leachman. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

April

  • April 12, 2017: "The VAT Laggards: A Comparative History of US and Japanese Resistance to the Value-added Tax," Law & Society Series Speaker Professor Ajay Mehrotra, American Bar Foundation Director and Professor of Law, Northwestern University Law School. Hosted by Professor Tonya Brito. At noon in Lubar Commons. A discussion paper will be made available, and lunch will be provided.
    An abstract is available here.

Past Events

Spring 2016

2015

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