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United States Legal History Roundtable

  • When: May 5, 2017
  • Where: American Bar Foundation, 750 N. Lake Shore Drive, 4th Floor, Chicago IL 60611

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American Bar Foundation, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, 4th Floor, Chicago, Illinois

May 5, 2017

Laura Edwards (Duke University and the American Bar Foundation): “‘Take No Account of Anything Made Entirely Within Yourself’: The Legal Power of Textiles and the Status of Women Between the Revolution and the Civil War in the United States”

  • Commentators: Jon Levy (University of Chicago) and Barbara Welke (University of Minnesota)

Alison LaCroix (University of Chicago): “Commerce and Concurrent Power in Early-­- Nineteenth-­-Century Constitutional Debate”

  • Commentators: Gautham Rao (American University) and Greg Ablavsky (Stanford University)

Sarah Milov (University of Virginia), “From Rights to Cost: The Business Case Against Tobacco”

  • Commentators: Sophia Lee (University of Pennsylvania) and Reuel Schiller (University of California, Hastings)

Serena Mayeri (University of Pennsylvania), “‘The Army’s Business is Martial, Not Maternal’: Unwed Mothers, Single Parents, and the Military Welfare State”

  • Commentators: Suzanne Kahn (Columbia University) and Felice Batlan (Chicago-­-Kent College of Law)

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