Symposia

From the Equal Rights Amendment to Black Lives Matter: Reflecting on Intersectional Struggles for Equality

January 29, 2021

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race and Law and the Virginia Law Review. Symposium Description The first Equal Rights Amendment was drafted by the National Women’s Party in 1921 to enshrine equality for women in the Constitution. Fifty-one years later, the Equal Rights Amendment won the requisite two-thirds vote in the House of Representatives and passedRead More »

Jurisprudence and (Its) History

September 19-20, 2014

Sponsored by the Program in Legal and Constitutional History and the Virginia Law Review. The Jurisprudence and (Its) History Symposium featured seven invited speakers, who each present a paper, and seven commentators, who introduced each session with a comment on each paper.  Those papers and commentaries have been published in Volume 101, Issue 4 of the Virginia LawRead More »