Here’s an event for all you East Tennessee devotees of Lincoln, the Civil War, and legal and constitutional history. Dr. Daniel Farber will deliver the annual R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture at Lincoln Memorial University’s Duncan School of Law at noon on Thursday, Oct. 27. The title of his talk is “Lincoln and the Transformation of American Constitutional Law.” LMU’s Abraham Lincoln Institute for the Study of Leadership and Public Policy is sponsoring the presentation.
Farber is Sho Sato Professor of Law at UC-Berkely. He is a prolific scholar whose books include Lincoln’s Constitution, A History of the American Constitution, and Retained by the People: The “Silent” Ninth Amendment and the Constitutional Rights Americans Don’t Know They Have.
The lecture itself is at the LMU-DSOL building at 601 W Summit Hill Drive in Knoxville, but you can also watch via simulcast at the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum on the Harrogate campus.