Gregory Ablavsky L'11
Sharswood Fellow in Law and History
Gregory Ablavsky studies early American legal history, focusing particularly on issues of sovereignty, territory, and property in the early American West. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in history at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is working on a dissertation tentatively titled, “Federal Ground: Sovereignty, Property, and the Law in the U.S.
- American Legal History
- Property Law
- Race Relations
Articles and Book Chapters
Beyond the Indian Commerce Clause, 124 YALE L.J.
The Savage Constitution, 63 DUKE L.J. 999 (2014)
Leaving the Bench: The Choices Federal Judges Make, What
Influences Those Choices, and Their Consequences (with Stephen Burbank and Judge S. Jay Plager), 161 U. PA L. REV 1 (2012).
Comment, Making Indians “White”: The Judicial Abolition of Native Slavery in Revolutionary Virginia and
Its Racial Legacy, 159 U. PA L. REV. 1457 (2011).
More publications can be found here.