Sara Mayeux, University of Pennsylvania Law School, presented her paper "The 'Progressive' Public Defender (and Its Alternatives) in Los Angeles, 1914-1949."
Eric Foner, Columbia University, presented his book Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad.
Claire Lemercier, CNRS and Sciences Po (Paris), presented her paper "How do Businessmen Like Their Courts? Evidence from Mid-19th Century France, England, and New York City."
Program in Race, Law & History Pro-Seminar
Allure of the Judicial Archives Workshop
Multiracial Americans and Racial Discrimination
Inaugural Brian Simpson Lecture: Gibbons v. Ogden, without the Commerce Clause: Of Steamboats, a River, Slaves, a Quarrelsome Family, a Bank, and the Legal Lives of Two Old Men
The Children of Loving v. Virginia: Living at the Intersection of Law and Mixed-Race Identity
Legislating and Litigating in the Campaign Against Modern Slavery: Theory Meets practice
Contemporary Slavery: Legislating, Litigating, and Organizing to Combat Slavery and Human Trafficking
Tracing Atlantic Revolutions: One Family's Itinerary
The Highest Tribute: The Michigan Journal of Race & Law at Twenty
The Law and The Child in Historical Perspective
Race, Law & The American State: An interdisciplinary symposium
Race, Law & History Fellowship Pro-Seminar
CNN Google Plus Hangout: African-American Identity
Brazil: History, Human Rights, and Contemporary Slavery
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In his Senior Day address at Michigan Law, Secretary Salazar, '81, recalled with eloquence and insight the struggle for racial justice of which Michigan Law has been a part. Here, we share the text of that speech as well as a link to the video. Thank you to Secretary Salazar for permission to publish his words.
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Professor Christopher McCrudden continues his discussion of Slavery Against the Law on the UK Constitutional Law Group blog