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Columbia's Legacy
Session 2
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Law and Politics in the New New York: Federalism, Politics,
  and the Constitutional Struggle

2:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m.
Richard Bernstein
New York Law School
New York, N.Y.
Comments on Panel on
Law and Politics in the New New York: Federalism, Politics, and the Constitutional Struggle
Speakers Edward Countryman
University Distinguished Professor of History
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Tex.
The Rule of Law and the Politics of Land in the Emerging Empire State

Herbert Johnson
Professor Emeritus of Law
University of South Carolina Law School
Columbia, S.C.
The English Revolutions and the Rule of Law in Revolutionary New York: Jay, Livingston, Morris, and Hamilton

Robert Ferguson
George Edward Woodberry Professor
Columbia University Law School
New York, N.Y.
John Jay Answers the Angers Over Ratification

Legacies of Freedom
4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Moderator Carol Berkin
Professor of History
Baruch College and the CUNY Graduate Center
New York, N.Y.

David Gellman
Professor of History
Depauw University
Greencastle, Ind.
The Problem of Abolition in the Age of Nation Building: New York's Founding Fathers Reconsidered
Louisa North
Independent Scholar
Yorktown Heights, N.Y.
The "Amiable" Children of John and Sarah Livingston Jay

Travis Bowman
Curator, Clermont Historic Site
Germantown, N.Y.
"A Bee in Bob's Bonnet": Chancellor Robert R. Livingston and the Story of the Steamboat

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