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
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
Read his article entitled For minority law students, learning the law can be intellectually violent