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.
Legal History News
BLSA Conference 33rd Annual Sadie T.M. Alexander Commemorative Conference: “Hidden Truths: Addressing a 13th Amendment Ambiguity that Created America’s Carceral State”The event brought together scholars and leading experts in the fields of law, sociology, and civil rights to engage in a robust conversation about the roots of mass incarceration and the prison abolition movement.
The Legal History Consortium, jointly sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and the Penn’s Graduate History Department, was formed to promote interdisciplinary research, scholarship, and education in law and history.
Prof. Roosevelt provides historical background and shares analysis of Section 3 of the 14th AmendmentProf. Roosevelt shares the historical background of Section 3 of the 14th Amendment as well as his analysis of the House Democrats’ use of the provision in an impeachment article against President Trump.
Watch the University of Pennsylvania’s virtual memorial for Anne Fleming