Fulton Lecture in Legal History

2011 Fulton Lecture in Legal History: Hendrik Hartog of Princeton University, "Quantum Meruit and Old Age Care in American Family Life"

Date: 
05.05.2011
Location: 
Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom

This lecture will draw from Professor Hartog's forthcoming book, Someday All This Will Be Yours: A History of Inheritance and Old Age. It uses transcripts from a series of late nineteenth and early twentieth century New Jersey cases to explore the problem of who should be paid for household work and for intimate caretaking.

Sarah Barringer Gordon, "The Spirit of the Law: Separation of Church and State from 1945-1990"

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to welcome Professor Sarah Barringer Gordon, Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History at Penn Law School, for the 2010 Fulton Lecture in Legal History.


68:14 minutes (62.47 MB)

Sarah Barringer Gordon, "The Spirit of the Law: Separation of Church and State from 1945-1990"

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to welcome Professor Sarah Barringer Gordon, Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History at Penn Law School, for the 2010 Fulton Lecture in Legal History.

Fulton Lecture in Legal History: Professor Sarah Barringer Gordon (Penn Law), "The Spirit of the Law: Separation of Church and State from 1945-1990"

Date: 
05.13.2010
Location: 
Courtroom

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to welcome Professor Sarah Barringer Gordon of Penn Law School for the 2010 Fulton Lecture in Legal History.

James Q. Whitman, "The Verdict of Battle"

In its classic form, a “decisive” pitched battle was a beautifully contained event, lasting a single day, killing only combatants, and resolving legal questions of immense significance. Yet since the mid-nineteenth century, pitched battles no longer decide wars, which now routinely degenerate into general devastation. Why did pitched battle ever work as a conflict resolution device?

James Q. Whitman, "The Verdict of Battle"

In its classic form, a “decisive” pitched battle was a beautifully contained event, lasting a single day, killing only combatants, and resolving legal questions of immense significance. Yet since the mid-nineteenth century, pitched battles no longer decide wars, which now routinely degenerate into general devastation. Why did pitched battle ever work as a conflict resolution device?


65:14 minutes (59.73 MB)

Fulton Lecture

Date: 
05.11.2006

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to present the 2006 Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History. The 2006 Fulton Lecture will be delivered by Richard Painter, Special Assistant to the President and Associate White House Counsel, on Thursday, May 11, 2006.

2005 Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History

Date: 
05.12.2005

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to present the 2005 Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History.

Fulton Lecture

Date: 
05.10.2007

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to announce the 2007 Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History.

Fulton Lecture - Gerhard Casper on "Forswearing Allegiance"

Date: 
05.01.2008

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to present the 2008 Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History. The lecture, entitled "Forswearing Allegiance," will be delivered by Gerhard Casper, President Emeritus, Stanford University, and former Dean of the University of Chicago Law School.

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