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Elizabeth Katz on Race & Religion in Mid-Century New York City

Season 1, Ep. 481

In this episode, Elizabeth D. Katz, Associate Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, discusses her article "'Racial and Religious Democracy': Identity and Equality in Mid-Century Courts," which will be published in the Stanford Law Review. Katz begins by explaining the legal relationship between race and religion in the early 20th century and how it differed from today. She describes the mid-century New York City family court system and how it was affected by the intersection of race and religion. She discusses several people who had a profound impact on the family court system. And she reflects on its legacy. Katz is on Twitter at @elizabethdkatz.

This episode was hosted by Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Frye is on Twitter at @brianlfrye.

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