Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism and the Evolution of American Law with John Fabian Witt - Conversations with History - UCSD-TV - University of California Television
Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism and the Evolution of American Law with John Fabian Witt - Conversations with History
Premiere Date: 10/2/2015; 59 minutes


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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Yale Law School Professor John Fabian Witt for a discussion of the craft of legal history. Topics covered include: understanding context in legal narratives; nationalism and cosmopolitanism in the evolution of civil liberties and tort law; and the importance of slavery, emancipation, and the established laws of nations in the making of Lincoln's Code, a revolutionary change in U.S. laws of war. The conversation concludes with thoughts on how legal history could inform a discussion of the sharing economy's impact on the law Recorded on 09/17/2015. (#30077)

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