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Legal History Consortium

The Legal History Consortium is jointly sponsored by the Law School and the Graduate History Department at the University of Pennsylvania.

It was formed to promote interdisciplinary research, scholarship and education in law and history, with a focus on the American legal past. Faculty members affiliated with the Consortium specialize in American history and law and are committed to training graduate students in the best tradition of interdisciplinary work. The Consortium sponsors a speaker series, a joint degree program in law and history, and conferences.


New World(s) of Faith: Religion and Law in Historical Perspective, 1500-2000 

 June 12-13, 2013


Sarah Barringer Gordon



Sarah Barringer Gordon, Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History





Thomas Sugrue, David Boies Professor of History and Sociology





Mary Frances Berry, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought, Professor of History



Serena Mayeri



Serena Mayeri, Professor of Law and History





Sophia Lee, Professor of Law and History