H. Timothy Lovelace, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, presented his paper "The World is on Our Side: The U.S. Origins of the United Nations' Race Convention."
Amanda Alexander, University of Michigan, presented her paper "'The Authorities Cannot Meed Demand': Prison Labor, Pass Laws, and Agricultural Development in Apartheid South Africa."
Kunal Parker, University of Miami School of Law, presented his paper "Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America."
Charlotte Walker-Said, John Jay College, CUNY, presented her paper "Faith, Power, and Family: Law and Christianity in Interwar Cameroon."
This workshop brought together a jurist from Brazil (Leonardo Barbosa), one from France (Bénédicte Bourgeois), and one from the United Kingdom (Nuala Mole) to work with a group of UM faculty (Rebecca Scott, Martha Jones, Jean Hébrard, Sueann Caulfield, Kate Andrias, and Bridgette Carr) concerning strategy and jurisprudence on contemporary slavery and human trafficking.
Tom Romero, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, presented his paper "Water, Water Everywhere...and No Where: Bridging the Confluence of Water and Immigration Law."
Rebecca Scott, University of Michigan, presented her paper "'Acts of Ownership and Authority': The Enslavement of Eulalie Oliveau."
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