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?


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.

Gerhard Casper: "Forswearing Allegiance"

Gerhard Casper is President Emeritus, Stanford University, and former Dean of the University of Chicago Law School. This lecture, the 2008 Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History, was recorded May 1, 2008. Prof. Casper was introduced by Dean Saul Levmore.


66:42 minutes (61.08 MB)

Gerhard Casper: "Forswearing Allegiance"

Gerhard Casper is President Emeritus, Stanford University, and former Dean of the University of Chicago Law School. This lecture, the 2008 Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History, was recorded May 1, 2008.

Christine Desan: "From the Mercantilist World to Market-Based Liberalism: Money as a Constitutional Medium"

Christine Desan is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. This Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History was recorded May 10, 2007.


71:29 minutes (16.37 MB)

Richard Painter: "Ethics and Corruption in Business and Government"

Richard Painter was Special Assistant to the President and Associate White House Counsel from 2005-2007, as well as S. Walter Richey Professorship in Corporate Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. This Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History was recorded on May 11, 2006.


69:12 minutes (63.35 MB)
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