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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “Law, Liberalism, and People on the Margins: The Challenges of Reform,” November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 – 10:30 am

November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Law, Liberalism, and People on the Margins: The Challenges of Reform (Frenchman 2)

Chair: Tera Eva Agyepong, Depaul University, American Bar Foundation (t.agyepong@depaul.edu), Commentator: Tera Eva Agyepong, Depaul University, American Bar Foundation (t.agyepong@depaul.edu)

Brooke Depenbusch, Colgate University (bdepenbusch@colgate.edu)
The Left, Liberals, General Relief and the Struggle for a Nationwide Safety Net, 1935-1964

Amanda Hughett, University of Illinois Springfield (ahughett@uis.edu)
Prisoners’ Rights Advocates and the “Problem of Prison Idleness” During the 1970s

Karen Tani, University of Pennsylvania (ktani@law.upenn.edu) Pennhurst, Revisited: Court-Ordered Deinstitutionalization in the Late Twentieth-Century U.S.

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 6, 2021
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9:00 am - 10:30 am
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