Robert Rodi

James Nagle

Walter Nelson

UCLA Faculty Center

Winter 2020

Robert Rodi


Georgian Justice: Legal Matters in Jane Austen’s Day

February 29, 2020

UCLA Faculty Center


James Nagle — Inheritance in Jane Austen’s Time


Walter Nelson — Crime and Punishment in the Regency Era


Our speakers at this half-day event will be lawyer and frequent JASNA AGM speaker James Nagle on “Inheritance in Jane Austen’s Time” and historian Walter Nelson on “Crime and Punishment in the Regency Era.”

Nagle is a member of the Puget Sound Region and a former secretary of JASNA. A semi-retired lawyer, he maintains an abiding interest in all things Regency and has spoken at numerous Annual General Meetings on Austen’s life and times.

Nelson is an historical consultant who has appeared numerous times on the History Channel and A&E. He has participated in hundreds of living history programs in the U.S. and U.K., and is a librarian and web designer for the RAND Corporation.