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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “Innovation and Enslavement: Adapting Legal Instruments in the 19th Century Law of Slavery,” November 5, 2021 @ 2:50 – 4:15 pm

November 5, 2021 @ 2:50 pm - 4:15 pm

2:50 PM – 4:15 PM

Innovation and Enslavement: Adapting Legal Instruments in the 19th Century Law of Slavery (Pelican 1)

Chair: Justene Hill Edwards, University of Virginia (jgh7d@virginia.edu), Commentator: Justene Hill Edwards, University of Virginia (jgh7d@virginia.edu)

Brittany Farr, University of Pennsylvania Law School (bfarr@law.upenn.edu) African American Contract Practice and Theory During the Age of Enslavement

Michael Ralph, New York University (michael.ralph@nyu.edu) Before 13th: The Origin of Convict Leasing

Sharon Murphy, Providence College (smurph13@providence.edu) Gone to Texas: Deadbeat Debtors and their Enslaved Property

Note from the organizers: We are very excited about the upcoming program our program committee has developed, and wanted to make sure a working link to the conference schedule reached your inbox. So please, take a moment to look at the terrific panels and other events on tap this year at the 2021 ASLH annual conference. Additionally, we know the course of the COVID-19 pandemic can change rapidly. New Orleans policies are detailed here. The Society is committed to updating the 2021 ASLH annual conference webpage as such information comes to us. We invite you to check back often for additional updates.

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November 5, 2021
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2:50 pm - 4:15 pm
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