Critical Legal Studies: Intellectual History of the Past and Present

Date: 
Fri, 02/28/2020 - 9:00am to 6:30pm
Location: 
A01 McDonnell Hall
Event Category: 
Conference

Prompted by plans to create a Critical Legal Studies Archive at the Princeton University Mudd Library, the conference will bring together those who participated in CLS in its heyday; key figures from contemporaneous movements in the US and abroad; and people interested today in this history and its contemporary significance.

 

The conference is free and open to the public, with registration - details and registration information can be found at https://clsconference.princeton.edu/.

9:00-10:30 am | KEY IDEAS

Chair: Karl Klare, Northeastern University School of Law

Willy Forbath, University of Texas at Austin School of Law
Robert Gordon, Stanford and Yale Law Schools
Charles Lawrence, University of Hawaii School of Law
Fran Olsen, UCLA School of Law

10:45 am-12:15 pm | PRACTICES: PEDAGOGIES, MEETINGS, CAMPS

Chair: Rick Abel, UCLA School of Law, emeritus

Jay Feinman, Rutgers Law School
Nancy Gertner, Harvard Law School
Katherine Stone, UCLA School of Law

12:15 – 1:30 pm | Lunch:  The CLS Archive Project at Princeton

Dan Linke, Interim John T. Maltsberger III ’55 Associate University Librarian for Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University

1:30-3:00 pm | THE EXPERIENCE OF CLS: COMMUNITIES, CONTROVERSIES, REACTIONS

Chair: Peter Gabel, New College Law School

Mari Matsuda, University of Hawaii Law School
Gary Peller, Georgetown Law School
Jack Schlegel, SUNY Buffalo Law School

3:15-4:45 pm | CONTEMPORANEOUS MOVEMENTS 1970-1990

Chair: Elizabeth Schneider, Brooklyn Law School

Gunter Frankenberg, Goethe Universitat Frankfurt am Main

Judi Greenberg, New England Law, Boston
Katharina Isabel Schmidt, Princeton University
Pat Williams, Northeastern University School of Law
Lucie White, Harvard Law School

5:00-6:30 pm | AFTERMATH AND LEGACIES

Chair: David Trubek, University of Wisconsin Law School, emeritus

Aziza Ahmed, Northeastern University School of Law,
     and Paulo Barrozo, Boston College Law School
Michael Fischl, University of Connecticut School of Law
      and Lucy Williams, Northeastern University School of Law
Cheryl Harris, 2019-2020 LAPA FellowUCLA School of Law
David Kennedy, Harvard Law School
Kunal Parker, 2019-2020 LAPA Fellow, University of Miami School of Law

 

Funding is provided by the
Donald S. Bernstein ’75 LAPA Program Fund
and a contribution from the Princeton University Library

Sponsored by
The Program in Law and Public Affairs

Co-sponsored with

Princeton University Library
The Program in American Studies
Davis Seminar of the History Department