About Our Authors

maria agren 3 uppsalaMaria Agren is Professor of History at Uppsala University where she specializes in the Early Modern period, particularly in Sweden. She is the author of Domestic Secrets: Women and property in Sweden, 1600 to 1857 (University of North Carolina Press, 2009) and editor of the forthcoming Making a Living, Making a Difference: Gender and Work in Early Modern Society (Oxford University Press, 2016).

 

 

Morris Arnold Indiana UniversityMorris S. Arnold has served on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the University of Arkansas School of Law, and Indiana University School of Law. He is currently a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. Arnold co-edited On the Laws and Customs of England: Essays in Honor of Samuel E. Thorne with Thomas A. Green, Sally A. Scully, and Stephen D. White (University of North Carolina Press, 1981).

 

Peter W. Bardaglio is the author of Reconstructing the Household: Families, Sex, and the Law in the Nineteenth-Century South (University of North Carolina Press, 1998) which won the James A. Rawley Prize. Bardaglio has previously served as a provost and vice president for academic affairs at Ithaca College, prior to which he was a faculty member, interim vice president, and academic dean at Goucher College. He is currently in private consulting.

Batlan_Felice_portraitFelice Batlan is Professor of Law at the Chicago-Kent College of Law where she also serves as Associate Dean of Faculty, Director of the Institute for Compliance, and Co-Director of the Institute for Law and the Humanities. Her book Women and Justice for the Poor: A History of Legal Aid, 1863-1945 (Cambridge University Press, 2015) won the Hurst Award for best book in socio-legal history

 

Raoul Berger is the author of Executive Privilege: A Constitutional Myth (Harvard University Press, 1974) and Impeachment: The Constitutional Problems (Harvard University Press, 1999).

Maxwell Bloomfield author photoMaxwell H. Bloomfield is the author of American Lawyers in a Changing Society: 1776-1876 (Harvard University Press, 1976).

 

 

Thomas E. Buckley is the author of The Great Catastrophe of My Life: Divorce in the Old Dominion (UNC Press, 2001).

Richard A. Cosgrove is the author of The Rule of Law: Albert Venn Dicey, Victorian Jurist (UNC Press, 1980).

Paul Craven co-authored with Douglas Hay the book Masters, Servants, and Magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955 (UNC Press, 2004).

David J. Danelski co-authored The Autobiographical Notes of Charles Evans Hughes with Joseph S. Tulchin (Harvard University Press, 1973).

George F. Dargo is the author of Law and Politics in Jefferson’s Louisiana (Harvard University Press, 1975).

Jeannine Marie DeLombard is the author of Slavery on Trial: Law, Abolitionism, and Print Culture (UNC Press, 2007).

James M. Donovan is the author of Juries and the Transformation of Criminal Justice in France in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (UNC Press, 2010).

C.H.S. Fifoot is the author of Frederic William Maitland: A Life (Harvard University Press, 1971).

Paul Finkelman is the author of An Imperfect Union: Slavery, Federalism, and Comity (UNC Press, 1981).

Catherine L. Fisk is the author of Working Knowledge: Employee Innovation and the Rise of Corporate Intellectual Property, 1800-1930 (UNC Press, 2009).

Lawrence M. Friedman co-authored with Robert V. Percival The Roots of Justice: Crime and Punishment in Alameda County, California, 1870-1910 (UNC Press, 1981).


Paul Garfinkel
is the author of Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy (Cambridge University Press, 2016). Garfinkel is an Associate Professor in the History Department at Simon Fraser University. His book, Criminal Law in Liberal and Fascist Italy, won the American Historical Association’s Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian History or Italian-American Relations for 2017.

 

 

 

Robert Gordon is the author of  Taming the Past: Essays on Law in History and History in Law (Cambridge University Press, 2017).  

 

 

 

Sarah Barringer Gordon is the author of The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America (UNC Press, 2002).

 

 

Thomas A. Green co-edited  On the Laws and Customs of England: Essays in Honor of Samuel E. Thorne with Morris S. Arnold, Sally A. Scully, and Stephen D. White (University of North Carolina Press, 1981).

Michael Grossberg is the author of Governing the Hearth: Law and the Family in Nineteenth-Century America (UNC Press, 1988).

Richard F. Hamm is the author of Shaping the Eighteenth Amendment: Temperance Reform, Legal Culture, and the Polity, 1880-1920 (UNC Press, 1995).

Hendrik Hartog is the author of Public Property and Private Power: The Corporation of the City of New York in American Law, 1730-1870 (UNC Press, 1983).

Douglas Hay co-authored with Paul Craven the book Masters, Servants, and Magistrates in Britain and the Empire, 1562-1955 (UNC Press, 2004).

Michael Stephen Hindus is the author of Prison and Plantation: Crime, Justice, and Authority in Massachusetts and South Carolina, 1767-1878 (UNC Press, 1980).

Morton J. Horwitz is the author of The Transformation of American Law 1780-1860 (Harvard University Press, 1977).

Daniel J. Hulsebosch is the author of Constituting Empire: New York and the Transformation of Constitutionalism in the Atlantic World, 1664-1830 (UNC Press, 2008).

Stephen Jacobson is the author of Catalonia’s Advocates: Lawyers, Society, and Politics in Barcelona, 1759-1900 (UNC Press, 2009).

Stefan Jurasinski is the author of The Old English Penitentials and Anglo-Saxon Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

Laura Kalman is the author of Yale Law School and the Sixties: Revolt and Reverberations (UNC Press, 2005).

Peter Karsten is the author of Heart Versus Head: Judge-Made Law in Nineteenth-Century America (UNC Press, 1997).

Bruce A. Kimball is the author of The Inception of Modern Professional Education: C.C. Langdell, 1826-1906 (UNC Press, 2009).

Edward James Kolla is the author of Sovereignty, International Law, and the French Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

 

 

David Thomas Konig is the author of Law and Society in Puritan Massachusetts: Essex County, 1629-1692 (UNC Press, 1981).

John H. Langbein is the author of Prosecuting Crime in the Renaissance: England, Germany, France (Harvard University Press, 1974).

Sophia Z. Lee is the author of The Workplace Constitution from the New Deal to the New Right (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Gerald Leonard is the author of The Invention of Party Politics: Federalism, Popular Sovereignty, and Constitutional Development in Jacksonian Illinois (UNC Press, 2002).

Assaf Likhovski  is the author of Law and Identity in Mandate Palestine (UNC Press, 2006) and Tax Law and Social Norms in Mandatory Palestine and Israel (Cambridge University Press, May 2017).

 

 

Michael Livingston is the author of  The Fascists and the Jews of Italy: Mussolini’s Race Laws, 1938-1943 (Cambridge University Press, 2013).

Bruce H. Mann is the author of Neighbors and Strangers: Law and Community in Early Connecticut (UNC Press, 2001).

Allyson M. May is the author of The Bar and the Old Bailey, 1750-1850 (UNC Press, 2003).

Charles W. McCurdy is the author of The Anti-Rent Era in New York Law and Politics, 1839-1865 (UNC Press, 2006).

Robert C. Means is the author of Underdevelopment and the Development of Law Corporations and Corporation Law in Nineteenth-Century Colombia (UNC Press, 1980).

Thomas D. Morris is the author of Southern Slavery and the Law, 1619-1860 (UNC Press, 1999).

William E. Nelson is the author of The Development of Massachusetts Law, 1760-1830 (), Dispute and Conflict Resolution in Plymouth County Massachusetts, 1725-1825 (UNC Press, 1982) The Legalist Reformation (UNC Press, 2001)

R. Kent Newmyer is the author of Supreme court Justice Joseph Story: Statesman of the Old Republic (UNC Press, 1986).

Cynthia Nicoletti is the author of Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

 

William J. Novak is the author of The People’s Welfare: Law and Regulation in Nineteenth-Century America (UNC Press, 1996).

James Oldham is the author of English Common Law in the Age of Mansfield (UNC Press, 2004).

Robert C. Palmer is the author of English Law in the Age of the Black Death, 1348-1381: A Transformation of Governance and Law (UNC Press, 2001) and Selling the Church: The English Parish in Law, Commerce, and Religion, 1350-1550 (UNC Press, 2002).

Robert V. Percival co-authored with Lawrence M. Friedman The Roots of Justice: Crime and Punishment in Alameda County, California, 1870-1910 (UNC Press, 1981).

Linda Przybyszewski is the author of The Republic According to John Marshall Harlan (UNC Press, 1999).

John Philip Reid is the author of  In Defiance of the Law: The Standing Army Controversy, the Two Constitutions, and the Coming of the American Revolution (UNC Press, 1981).

Susan Reynolds is the author of Before Eminent Domain: Toward a History of Expropriation of Land for the Common Good (UNC Press, 2010).

Stephen Robertson is the author of Crimes Against Children: Sexual Violence and Legal Culture in New York City, 1880-1960 (UNC Press, 2005).

A.G. Roeber is the author of Faithful Magistrates and Republican Lawyers (UNC Press, 1981).

Norman L. Rosenberg is the author of Protecting the Best Men: An Interpretive History of the Law of Libel (UNC Press, 1990).

Warren Rosenblum is the author of Beyond the Prison Gates: Punishment and Welfare in Germany, 1850-1933 (UNC Press, 2009).

Marylynn Salmon is the author of Women and the Law of Property in Early America (UNC Press, 1989).

Lucy E. Schlegel is the author of American Legal Realism and Empirical Social Science (UNC Press, 1995).

Sally A. Scully  co-edited On the Laws and Customs of England: Essays in Honor of Samuel E. Thorne with Morris S. Arnold, Thomas A. Green, and Stephen D. White (University of North Carolina Press, 1981).

Mitra Sharafi is the author of Law and Identity in Colonial South Asia: Parsi Legal Culture, 1772-1947 (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Eileen Spring is the author of Law, Land, and Family: Aristocratic Inheritance in England, 1300-1800 (UNC Press, 1997).

Allen Steinberg is the author of The Transformation of Criminal Justice: Philadelphia 1800-1880 (UNC Press, 1989).

Robert J. Steinfeld is the author of The Invention of Free Labor: The Employment Relation in English and American Law and Culture, 1350-1870 (UNC Press, 2002).

Robert Stevens is the author of Law and Politics: The House of Lords as a Judicial Body, 1800-1976 (Harvard University Press, 1978) and Law School: Legal Education in America from the 1850s to the 1980s (UNC Press, 1987).

Karen M. Tani is the author of States of Dependency: Welfare Rights and American Governance, 1935-1972 (Cambridge University Press, 2016). In 2017, she received the Cromwell Book Prize for States of Dependency. 

 

 

Emily Zack Tabuteau is the author of Transfers of Property in Eleventh-Century Norman Law (UNC Press, 1988).

Joseph S. Tulchin co-authored with David J. Danelski The Autobiographical Notes of Charles Evans Hughes (Harvard University Press, 1973).

Richard F. Wetzell is the author of Inventing the Criminal: A History of German Criminology, 1880-1945 (UNC Press, 2000).

Stephen D. White co-edited On the Laws and Customs of England: Essays in Honor of Samuel E. Thorne with Morris S. Arnold, Thomas A. Green, and Sally A. Scully (University of North Carolina Press, 1981). He also authored Sir Edward Coke and the Grievances of the Commenwealth, 1621-1628 (UNC Press, 1979) and Custom, Kinship, and Gifts to the Saints: The Lautatio Parentum in Western France, 1050-1150 (UNC Press, 1988).

Victoria Saker Woeste is the author of The Farmer’s Benevolent Trust: Law and Agricultural Cooperation in Industrial America, 1865-1945 (UNC Press, 1998).