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Academic Research

Legal History Research & Writing

MEMBERSHIPS

 

Member, American Society of Legal Historians

 

Member, American Historical Association

 

Member, Southern Historical Association

My academic work focuses on reconsidering entrenched historical narratives that have impacted our understanding of the development of American law and legal institutions.  My aim is to revisit such topics using newly accessed empirical evidence, bureaucratic data or primary source materials which were unavailable to or neglected by scholars.

 

 

CURRENT PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT:

 

The Origins of the Miranda Rights (Co-Authored with George C. Thomas, III, Board of Governors Professor of Law at Rutgers School of Law-Newark)

 

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Revising Race, Revising History: The Myth of Walter Plecker, Black Midwives and Racial Determination in Virginia (Co-Authored with Stacey Patton, PhD)

 

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The Racial Composition of the Gloucester Rebellion of 1663

 

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