2004 Conference

:: 2004 ANNUAL MEETING ::
Austin, Texas
Stephen F. Austin Intercontinental & the Driskill Hotels
October 28 – 31, 2004

Local Arrangements Committee
Roy Mersky, chair,
Michael Churgin, William Forbath, Kumar Percy, David Rabban, & Mike Widener

University of Texas, Law School

In 2004, the Society returned to the Great State of Texas for its Annual Meeting. The program is available online.

The program committee includes the following individuals:

  • Barry Cushman, University of Virginia
  • Laura Edwards, Duke University
  • Norma Landau, University of California at Davis
  • Laurent Mayali, University of California at Berkeley
  • Martha Umphrey, Amherst College
  • Jim Whitman, Yale University
  • Vicky Saker Woeste, American Bar Foundation (chair)

 

 

ASLH 2004 Annual Meeting: Program Schedule


Austin, Texas
Stephen F. Austin Intercontinental & the Driskill Hotels
October 28 – 31, 2004

 

Program Committee

  • Barry Cushman, University of Virginia
  • Laura Edwards, Duke University
  • Norma Landau, University of California at Davis
  • Laurent Mayali, University of California at Berkeley
  • Martha Umphrey, Amherst College
  • Jim Whitman, Yale University
  • Vicky Saker Woeste, American Bar Foundation (chair) (vswoeste@abfn.org)

 

 

Friday, October 29, 2004
8:30-10:15 Law at Sea Race, Citizenship, and Liberty Marriage, Sexuality, and Women’s Rights in American History Rights, Entitlements, and Regulation in the Progressive Era
10:30-12:15 Perspectives on Latin American Legal History Legal Bonds and Broken Homes Law Reform in Nineteenth-Century England Crime, Prosecution, and Politics in
Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century
New York City
Social Science and Legal Pragmatism
in the New Deal and World War II
12:15-1:30 luncheon meetings
1:45-3:30 Federal Tax Policy in the Great Depression Comparative Perspectives on the Evolution of Corporate Governance Presidential Panel I: Herbert Johnson and the Writing of American Constitutional History Race, Land, and Citizenship in Hawaii and the Mainland U.S.
4:30-6:00 Plenary Session: Law and Religious Pluralism  
SaturdayOctober 30, 2004
8:30-10:15 Adaptations to Romano-canonical
Procedure in the Middle Ages:
Customary Law, Inquisitio,
and Lombard Law
Naming Needs, Redefining Rights: Reform,
Reaction, and the Politics of Work and Family in the Twentieth-Century U.S.
Texas Supreme Court Historical Society:
The Texas Supreme Court History Project
New Meanings of Property in Legal History Roundtable: Ethical Problems and Legal Rules Surrounding the Use of Lawyers’ Papers as Historical Sources
10:30-12:15 Law and Revolution in
Comparative Contexts
The Making of Civil Rights Revisited Defining Gender, Judging Sex: Legal Rules
and Popular Judgment in Early Twentieth-
Century America
The Moral Judiciary in the Gilded Age English Justice and Its Problems
in the Fifteenth Century
12:45-2:00 annual luncheon
2:15-4:00 Legal and Social Order in Early Modern France Law, Politics, and Reform in U.S.
Legal History: Authors Meet Readers
The Bloody Code: Its Relation to Reform
of the Criminal Law and Reformers
Defining and Redefining State Protection
of Children in Twentieth-Century U.S. Law
4:15-6:00 Texts and Evidence in Medieval Contexts Still Embarrassing After All These Years? The Future of Second Amendment Scholarship Regulation and Political Economy
in the Telephone Industry
Presidential Panel II: Scandinavian
Perspectives in Legal History