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"Rule of the Clan" and modern law topic for Rutgers professor at BYU March 14

The Brigham Young University David M. Kennedy Center will host Mark S. Weiner, a professor of law at Rutgers-Newark School of Law, as he talks on “The Rule of the Clan: What an Ancient Form of Social Organization can Teach Us about Modern Law and Culture” Wednesday, March 14, at noon in  238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Weiner received an bachelor's degree with honors and distinction from Stanford University and a law degree and a doctorate in American studies from Yale University. He was the 2009–10 Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Scholar at Rutgers and was a Fulbright Fellow at the University of Akureyri in Iceland in 2009.

Weiner is the author of "Americans without Law: The Racial Boundaries of Citizenship" (2006), which was awarded the President’s Book Award from the Social Science History Association.

This lecture will be archived at kennedy.byu.edu/archive. For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or lee_simons@byu.edu

Writer: Charles Krebs

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