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This conference explores the interaction of faith and commerce, corporations and democracy, and the role of the law in regulating the same. It will be held at the University of Virginia and is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Law and Markets.
On December 4, 1779, George Wythe became the first professor of law in America, a professorship created at William & Mary by the Board of Visitors at the urging of Thomas Jefferson. Various events will commemorate the 240th anniversary of that event.