Legal Histories and Legacies of the 19th Amendment

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A Conference in Anticipation of the Amendment’s Centennial
Stanford Center for Law and History
Closing Reception Sponsored by the Stanford Law Library

Registration is required and is on a first come, first served basis. Seating is limited. To register, click here.

Breakfast for Conference Participants and Attendees, 9:00 – 9:30 AM

Movements for Suffrage and Office Holding, 9:30 – 11:15 AM

  • Chair: Robert W. Gordon, Stanford Law School
  • Rabia Belt, Stanford Law School
  • Thomas Dublin, Binghamton University History Department
  • Elizabeth Katz, Stanford Law School
  • Bertrall Ross, Berkeley Law School

Immigration & Family Citizenship, 11:30 – 1:00 PM

  • Chair: Nancy F. Cott, Harvard University History Department
  • Felice Batlan, Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • Kristin Collins, Boston University School of Law
  • Hardeep Dhillon, Harvard University History Department

Lunch for Conference Participants and Attendees, 1:00 – 2:15 PM

Post-Suffrage Struggles for Women’s Legal Equality, 2:15–3:45 PM

  • Chair: Richard Ford, Stanford Law School
  • Jill Hasday, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Martha S. Jones, Johns Hopkins Department of History
  • Serena Mayeri, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Coffee Break, 3:45 – 4:15 PM

Keynote Conversation on “Women & Law, Past & Present,” 4:15 – 5:15 PM

  • Judge Michelle Friedland, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Justice Tanya R. Kennedy, New York Supreme Court Civil Branch & Immediate Past President of the National Association of Women Judges
  • Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Closing Reception in Honor of Women Trailblazers in Law, 5:15 – 6:15 PM

The reception is generously sponsored by the Robert Crown Law Library to honor the launch of the “Women Trailblazers in Law” website, a collaboration with the American Bar Foundation and the American Bar Association.


Stanford Center for Law and History

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