Genetics, Ethics and Antebellum Law
The Alabama Genealogical Society Spring Seminar will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Seminar times are 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Lecture topics are: 1. ABC's of DNA; 2. Beyond X and Y - The Promise and Pitfalls of Autosomal DNA Testing; 3. From the White Lion to the Emancipation Proclamation - Slavery and the Law; 4. The Ethical Genealogist.
Judy G. Russell is a genealogist with a law degree, a lecturer, educator and writer. She has a blog, "The Legal Genealogist", where she posts information about DNA, Copyright, the SSDI, and many of topics of interest to researchers. She teaches classes at Samford University Institute for Genealogy and Historical Research.
For more information about the seminar and a registration form go to http://algensoc.org/main/seminarFlyer.pdf