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Aoki Center Speaker Series presents Professor Joo

Wednesday, April 3

King Hall, room 2302
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Professor Joo will discuss the development of "substantive due process," a constitutional doctrine that protected freedom of contract and other economic rights, and its relationship to civil rights cases involving Chinese immigrants in 19th century America.  His talk will be based on articles he has published on the topic: Yick Wo Re-Revisited: Nonblack Nonwhites and Fourteenth Amendment History, 2008 U. Ill. L. Rev 1427; and A New "Conspiracy Theory" of the Fourteenth Amendment, 29 U.S.F. L. Rev. 353 (1995).


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