Legal History Colloquium

Professor David Golove
Professor Daniel Hulsebosch
Professor Noah Rosenblum

Fall 2022
Alternate Wednesdays 4:45-6:45 p.m.
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 208

2 credits

The colloquium will alternate between public and private sessions. In the public sessions, the colloquium will discuss works-in-progress by historians or legal scholars. In the private sessions, the moderators and students will discuss reading materials that provide context for the upcoming public papers. Students will submit response papers before each public session.

Fall 2022 Schedule of Presenters

September 14

José Argueta Funes, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Columbia Law School

The Civilization Canon: Common Law, Legislation, and the Case of Hawaiian Adoption

September 28

Catherine Baylin Duryea, Visiting Professor of Law, Villanova School of Law (Fall 2022) / Assistant Professor, St. John’s School of Law

Crumbs of Judicial Relief? Judicial Review of Price Control During WW2

October 12

Sarah L. H. Gronningsater, Assistant Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania

The Arc of Abolition: The Children of Gradual Emancipation and the Origins of National Freedom (chapter 4)

(Email Peter Freedberger at for a copy of the paper)

October 26

Sophia Lee, Professor of Law and History, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

The Lost History of Fourth Amendment Civil Liberties

November 9

Deborah Dinner, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

The Sex Equality Dilemma: Work, Family, and Legal Change in Neoliberal America (Chapter 6)

November 23

Bernadette Meyler, Carl and Sheila Spaeth Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research, Stanford Law School

The Majoritarian Difficulty

November 30

Rephael Stern, Samuel I. Golieb Fellow in Legal History, NYU School of Law

The Making of a Postcolony: Law in Mandate Palestine and
Israel, 1936-1967