Friday, September 19, 2014

Program: American Society for Legal History Annual Meeting

The preliminary program for the annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History (ASLH), to be held on November 6-9, 2014 in Denver, Colorado, has been posted.  Papers of interest include
  • Justene G. Hill, Princeton University, “'A Monstrous Nuisance': Legislative Responses to Slave Economies in South Carolina, 1850-1860” (Friday, A2)
  • Tamara Venit-Shelton, Claremont McKenna College, “Too Big to Fail? Stephen Mallory White, the Southern Pacific, and the Transformation of Anti-Monopolist Politics in California and the Nation” (Friday, B2)
  • Megan Francis, University of Washington, “Black Convict Labor, Capitalism, and the Rise of the New South” (Saturday, D4)
and entire sessions such as
  • “Law's Governance and Labor's Bodies” (Friday, B3)
  • “ 'The Crime Against the Economy': Revolutions, Markets and the Law” (Friday, C2)
  • “Building a Public Economy: New Approaches to Progressive-Era Economic Regulation” (Saturday, B4)
Those interested in attending the meeting can find full information on the ASLH conference website.