Steven Lubet
Steven Lubet

Steven Lubet is Williams memorial professor of law and director of the Bartlit Center for Trial Strategy at Northwestern University School of Law. His new book, The "Colored Hero" of Harper's Ferry, is out now from Cambridge University Press.

The History of American Slavery
Sept. 22 2015 5:19 PMStrength in “Ober-litionionism”The epic, community-led rescue of former slave John Price demonstrated the city of Oberlin’s undying commitment to freedom on the eve of the Civil War.
Aug. 17 2005 2:50 PMImproper AdvancesTalking dream jobs with the judge out of court.
June 4 2015 11:17 AMI Sued the Grateful DeadI was wrongfully barred from the 8/14/71 show, a legendary scorcher. I demanded to be made whole.
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