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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “The Graduate Student Lightening Round,” November 5, 2021 @ 2:50 – 4:15 pm

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

2:50 PM – 4:15 PM

The Graduate Student Lightening Round (Poydras)

Chair: Sarah Barringer Gordon, University of Pennsylvania (sbgordon@law.upenn.edu)

Joshua Blecher-Cohen, Yale Law School (josh.blechercohen@gmail.com) Habeas Corpus for Child Custody

Sannoy Das, Harvard University (sdas@sjd.law.harvard.edu)
Empire, Liberalism and Doux Commerce: International Economic Law, 1946-48

Jessica Fletcher, Vanderbilt University (jessica.s.fletcher@vanderbilt.edu)
Before the Amistad: Cuba, Haiti, and Caribbean Political Consciousness in Early Nineteenth-Century U.S. Freedom Suits

Ben Halom, Stanford Law School (benhalom@stanford.edu) The Ruiz Riot: Popular Violence in 1850s Los Angeles

Eric Stephen, Harvard University (eric.m.stephen@gmail.com)
Judicializing Secularism in the American Gilded Age: How the Cincinnati Bible War Reshaped the Concept of “Secularism” into a Contested Legal Principle

Min Tae Cha, Princeton University (mcha@princeton.edu)
The Transatlantic First Amendment: America, Scotland, and Disestablishment, 1800-1840

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.


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