Friday, October 16, 2009

Lubet on John Brown and the Sesquicentennial Anniversary of the Harpers Ferry Raid

Posted by Jeff Lipshaw

Images Our friend, Steve Lubet (Northwestern) has a piece today in Salon marking the 150th anniversaryImages-1 of John Brown's pre-Civil War raid on the arsenal at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

You win today's prize, a Harrier jet, worth millions of dollars (not! see Leonard v. Pepsico, Inc.) if you can identify which of these pictures is Steve Lubet and which is John Brown.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/2009/10/lubet-on-john-brown-and-the-sesquicentennial-anniversary-of-the-harpers-ferry-raid-1.html

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John Brown is the figure on the right.

Lake Placid is commemorating the life and legacy of John Brown December 4th and 8th, 2009 - 150 years after his trail, hanging, cortege back to Lake Placid (North Elba) and burial.
A Symposium will be held to examine the life and actions of John Brown, and those who believed in and joined his efforts, as well as recognize the ramifications that still influence us to this day.

More information can be found about the event at :

http://www.johnbrowncominghome.com/John_Brown_Coming_Home.html

Posted by: Carol Joannette | Oct 27, 2009 12:23:32 PM

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