The Reconstruction Amendments: America's Rights Revolution


Location: McCartan Courtroom, ND Law School

Join us for a lecture by Prof. Laura Edwards (Princeton) on "The Reconstruction Amendments: America's Rights Revolution". This lecture is the keynote event for the Notre Dame Law Review's annual symposium, this year entitled "Constitutional Reconstruction: History and the Meaning of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments." The conference will take place on Thursday October 28 and Friday October 29. More information about the event can be found here

The event is free and open to the public. 


Sponsored by:

Notre Dame Law Review

Notre Dame Center for Citizenship & Constitutional Government

Notre Dame Program on Constitutional Structure

Illinois Program on Constitutional Theory, History and Law

University of Richmond Law School Program on the American Constitution


Laura F. Edwards is the Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty at Princeton University. Her most recent book is A Legal History of the Civil War and Reconstruction: A Nation of Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2015). Her next book project is Only the Clothes on Her Back: Textiles, Law, and Commerce in the Nineteenth-Century United States.

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