Sponsored by the UW Law School, American Constitution Society, and the Federalist Society
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
5:00pm (reception to follow)
Room 2260, UW Law School
Professor David S. Schwartz is the Foley & Lardner Bascom Professor of Law. He teaches and writes in the areas of Constitutional Law, Evidence and Civil Procedure. His scholarship includes articles published in the Georgetown, Notre Dame, and University of Pennsylvania law reviews, and he has co-authored two casebooks.
Professor Schwartz's book "The Spirit of the Constitution: John Marshall and the 200-Year Odyssey of McCullock v. Maryland" may be ordered online and will also be available for purchase at the event.
“This remarkable work of history is a must-read for anyone interested in constitutional law .... [It] is a major contribution.”
—William M. Treanor, Paul Dean Professor and Dean and Executive Vice President, Georgetown University Law Center
“David Schwartz has written an indispensable study of the single most important Supreme Court case in the canon...”
—Sanford V. Levinson, W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood, Jr. Centennial Chair, University of Texas at Austin School of Law<
Professor Kurt Lash is the E. Claiborne Robins Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Richmond and Founder and Director of the Richmond Program on the American Constitution. He is currently working on a two-volume collection of original documents relating to the framing and ratification of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution.