Program

Friday, January 12, 2018

2:00 p.m. – Welcome

Elizabeth Magill, Dean, Stanford Law School

Amalia Kessler & Norman Spaulding, Stanford Law School

 

2:15 p.m. – Book Launch, Introduction to Program

Sarah Barringer Gordon, Penn Law School

John Fabian Witt, Yale Law School

 

2:30-4:00 p.m. – Roundtable on The Legal Profession Past and Present

Chair: Laura Kalman, UC Santa Barbara History Dept.

Kenneth W. Mack, Harvard Law School  

William Simon, Stanford and Columbia Law Schools

Serena Mayeri, Penn Law School

Jed Shugerman, Fordham Law School

Norman Spaulding, Stanford Law School

 

4:30-5:30 p.m. – Robert W. Gordon: Wordsmith, Theoretician, Mensch

Chair: Lawrence Friedman, Stanford Law School

Barbara Fried, Stanford Law School

Carol Rose, Yale Law School

Bob Weisberg, Stanford Law School

William Forbath, Texas Law School

Joanne Freeman, Yale History Dept.

Alison LaCroix, Univ. of Chicago Law School

 

5:30-6:00 p.m. – Reception

 

Saturday, January 13, 2018

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. – Continental Breakfast

 

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Part One: The Common Law Tradition

Chair: Tom Grey, Stanford Law School

John Fabian Witt, Yale Law School

Claire Priest, Yale Law School

Susanna Blumenthal, Univ. of Minnesota Law School

David Rabban, Texas Law School

 

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Coffee Break

 

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Part Two: Legal Histories

Chair: Hendrik Hartog, Princeton University History Dept.

Reva Siegel, Yale Law School

Christopher Tomlins, Berkeley Law School

Sophia Lee, Penn Law School

Risa Goluboff, Dean, Virginia Law School

 

12:30 – 2:00 p.m. – Lunch

 

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. – Part Three: Critical Legal Historicism

Chair: Sarah Barringer Gordon, Penn Law School

Sara Mayeux, Vanderbilt Law School

Roy Kreitner, Tel Aviv University Law School

Ariela Gross, USC Law School

Kunal Parker, Univ. of Miami Law School

 

3:30 – 4:00 p.m. – Concluding Remarks: Robert W. Gordon, Stanford Law School