Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series examines "Lincoln and the Law"

The 2007 Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series presented by UIS – this year focusing on "Lincoln and the Law" – will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, October 4, in Brookens Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Featured discussants will be Dr. Mark E. Steiner, who will speak on "'The Sober Judgement of Courts': Lincoln, Lawyers, and the Rule of Law"; and Dr. Brian R. Dirck, whose topic will be "Abraham Lincoln: The Lawyer in the White House." Cullom Davis, UIS professor emeritus of history, will moderate.

This year's lectures are presented in memory of Professor Phillip Shaw Paludan, Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies at UIS, who had served as host of the series and who passed away on August 1. Read more>>

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