What , precisely, is the legal evil of slavery? Adrienne Davis, the John Hope Franklin Visiting Professor of American Legal History will examine this question and other aspects of slavery's intersection with law when she delivers Duke University's annual Robert R. Wilson Lecture. Professor Davis is visiting Duke Law during the fall 2013 semester from Washington University in St. Louis, where she is Vice Provost and the William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law. This event is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be available on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, please contact Sandie MacLachlan at email@example.com.
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