The J. Willard Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History is a biennial event sponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies in conjunction with the American Society for Legal History (ASLH). Each Hurst Institute is organized and chaired by a well-known legal historian and includes visiting senior scholars who lead specialized sessions. The program chair for the 2019 Hurst Institute will be Professor Mitra Sharafi, Professor of Law and Legal Studies. Sharafi is affiliated with the Center for South Asia and the History Department. She also chaired the 2017 Hurst Summer Legal Institute.
The 2019 Hurst Institute will be held from June 10-22, 2019.