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UNC Professor Al Brophy to guest lecture about ‘Constitutionalism and the Antebellum Cemetery’ on Tuesday, Feb. 4

University of North Carolina Law Professor Al Brophy, who teaches Property, Trusts and Estates, and Legal History classes, is guest lecturing in Professor Tanya Marsh’s Funeral and Cemetery Law class on Tuesday, Feb. 4.

He will be discussing his paper, “Constitutionalism and the Antebellum Cemetery.”

The lecture begins at 5 p.m. and will be held in Room 1309 in the Worrell Professional Center.

Before entering teaching in 1994, Professor Brophy was a law clerk to Judge John Butzner of the United States Court of Appeals (Fourth Circuit), practiced law with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York, and was a Mellon Fellow in the Humanities at Harvard University, according to the UNC Law website.

He joined the UNC faculty in 2008, from the University of Alabama. He has also taught at Boston College, the University of Hawaii, and Vanderbilt University. Brophy teaches in the fields of property, trusts and estates, and remedies.

Professor Brophy has written extensively on race and property law in colonial, antebellum and early Twentieth Century America.

He received his A.B. from the University of Pennsylvania (summa cum laude), a J.D. from Columbia University, where he served as an editor of the Columbia Law Review, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

Check out Professor Brophy’s full bio here.