Legal Theory Workshop


Sponsored by the Law & Philosophy Program at UCLA School of Law.

The Legal Theory Workshop series, which is offered regularly throughout the year, brings prominent speakers from other universities. Students are encouraged to attend.

Workshop Speakers

  • 2020 - 2021 Workshops

    All events will be held via Zoom. Please RSVP to lawandphilosophy@law.ucla.edu.


    October 15, 2020, 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
    Samuele Chilovi
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Pompeu Fabra University
    Grounding, Explanation, and Legal Positivism

    November 12, 2020, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
    Andrew Currie
    Law & Philosophy Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA
    Interpretation and Inconsistency
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    March 18, 2021, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
    Sabine Tsuruda
    Assistant Professor, Queens Law
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    April 8, 2021, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
    Hrafn Asgeirsson
    Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), University of Surrey, School of Law
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  • 2019 - 2020 Workshops

    April 16, 2020
    Wendy Salkin
    Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University

    April 2, 2020
    David Strauss
    Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
    "Do It But Don't Tell Me"

    January 30, 2020
    Larry Sager
    Alice Jane Drysdale Sheffield Regents Chair, University of Texas
    Distinguished Scholar in Residence, & Visiting Professor, UCLA
    "Imperfect Constitutional Duties"

    February 13, 2020
    Lisa Austin
    Professor of Law, University of Toronto
    "Social Identity and the Function of Privacy"

    February 27, 2020
    Jed Lewinsohn
    Professor of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh
    "Quid Pro Quo: A Theory of Exchange"

    March 12, 2020
    Genevieve Lakier
    Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
    "The First Amendment's Real Lochner Problem"

    November 14, 2019
    Diana Raffman
    Professor of Philosophy, University of Toronto
    "Are Borderline Cases a Source of Legal Indeterminacy?"

    October 24, 2019
    David Beglin
    Law & Philosophy Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA
    "The Participant Attitude, the Basic Concern, and the Moral Psychological Foundations of Responsibility"

    October 10, 2019
    Jeffrey Helmreich
    Professor of Philosophy and Law, UC Irvine
    "Beyond Sincerity: Word-giving, Guaranteeing and the Duty to be Right"

  • 2018 - 2019 Workshops

    April 11, 2019
    Nicos Stavropoulos
    Associate Professor of Legal Theory, University of Oxford Faculty of Law

    March 21, 2019
    Mitchell Berman
    Leon Meltzer Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania Law School

    March 7, 2019
    Sarah Moss
    Associate Professor, Philosophy Department, University of Michigan

    February 21, 2019
    Gideon Rosen
    Philosophy Department Chair and Stuart Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University

    February 7, 2019
    Richard Fallon
    Story Professor of Law and an Affiliate Professor in the Government Department, Harvard Law School

    November 8, 2018
    Michele Moody-Adams
    Joseph Straus Professor of Political Philosophy and Legal Theory, Columbia University
    "Taking Expression Seriously: Equal Citizenship, Expressive Harm and Confederate Iconography"

    October 4, 2018
    Erik Encarnacion
    Law and Philosophy Fellow, UCLA School of Law
    "Discrimination, Mandatory Arbitration, and Courts"

  • 2017 - 2018 Workshops

    April 12, 2018 
    Thomas M. Scanlon
    Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity, Emeritus, Harvard University
    "Ideas of Identity and their Normative Status"

    March 22, 2018
    Lewis A. Kornhauser
    Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
    "What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Law?"

    March 8, 2018
    Frances Kamm
    Professor of Philosophy & Littauer Professor of Philosophy & Public Policy, Harvard University
    "Doing Death: The Ethics, Law, and Public Policy of Assisted Suicide"

    February 22, 2018
    Sophia Moreau
    Associate Professor of Philosophy and Law, University of Toronto
    "Discrimination and Subordination"

    February 8, 2018
    Amy J. Sepinwall
    Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School at the University of 
    "Commercial Complicity"Pennsylvania

    January 25, 2018
    Anna Stilz
    Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics and Human Values, Department of Politics, Princeton "Theorizing Collective Self-Determination"University

    November 30, 2017
    Scott Hershovitz
    Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, University of Michigan Law School"The Law Is Not a Set of Norms"

    November 9, 2017
    Ariel Zylberman
    Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA Law and Philosophy Program
    "Authority and Relational Reasons"

    October 19, 2017
    Gregory Keating
    William T. Dalessi Professor of Law and Philosophy, USC Gould School of Law
    "Is Cost-Benefit Analysis the Only Game in Town?"

     

  • 2016 - 2017 Workshops

    April 13, 2017
    Moran Yahav
    Law and Philosophy Program Fellow, UCLA School of Law

    March 16, 2017
    Fred Schauer
    David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
    "FRIEDRICH WAISMANN AND THE DISTINCTIVE LOGIC OF LEGAL LANGUAGE"

    March 2, 2017
    Lawrence Solum
    Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center
    "The Constraint Principle: Original Meaning and Constitutional Practice"

    February 16, 2017
    Noah Feldman
    Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Director, Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law, 
    Harvard Law School
    "The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President"

    February 2, 2017
    William Baude
    Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
    "To Jurisprudence and Back Again"

    November 17, 2016
    Pamela Hieronymi
    Professor, Department of Philosophy, UCLA
    "I’ll Bet You Think This Blame Is About You"

    November 3, 2016
    Stephen E. Sachs
    Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law
    "Finding Law"26 (Faculty Library)

  • 2015 - 2016 Workshops

    April 14, 2016
    David Dyzenhaus
    Professor of Law and Philosophy, University of Toronto
    "The Puzzle of Unjust Law"

    March 31, 2016
    Larissa Katz
    Professor of Law, University of Toronto
    "Self-Generated Controversies in Private Law: The Role of Estoppel"

    March 10, 2016
    Eric Rakowski
    Professor of Law, Berkeley Law
    "Gifts That Keep On Giving"

    February 25, 2016
    Gabriel Mendlow
    Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School 
    "Thought Crime"

    February 11, 2016
    Richard Brooks
    Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
    "First Law of Address"

    January 28, 2016
    Avihay Dorfman
    Professor of Law, Tel Aviv and Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School
    "Market Legalism: Toward a New Philosophy for the Market"

    January 14, 2016
    Kristi Olson
    Professor of Philosophy, Bowdoin College
    "The Anatomy of Envy-Freeness"

    November 19, 2015
    Julie Rose
    Professor of Government and Professor of Gender Studies, Dartmouth
    "Freedom of Association and the Temporal Coordination Problem"

    October 29, 2015
    Stephen Nayak-Young
    Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA Law and Philosophy Program
    "Regulating Legitimate Authority in Work Relationships"

    October 15, 2015
    Veronique Munoz-Dardé
    Professor of Philosophy, University College London and UC Berkeley
    "Liberalism and Sexual Desire"

  • 2014 - 2015 Workshops

    April 16, 2015
    Nicolas Cornell
    Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, University of Pennsylvania
    "The Possibility of Preemptive Forgiveness"

    April 2, 2015
    Barbara Herman
    Professor of Philosophy, UCLA
    "Imperfect Duties: Connecting Private and Public Morality"

    March 5, 2015
    Lawrence Sager
    Professor of Law, University of Texas School of Law
    “Why Churches (And, Possibly, The Tarpon Bay Women's Blue Water Fishing Club) Can Discriminate”

    February 19, 2015
    Daniela Dover
    Law and Philosophy Program Fellow, UCLA School of Law
    "What Moral Criticism is Not"

    February 5, 2015
    Ralph Wedgwood
    Professor of Philosophy, University of Southern California
    "Is Civil Marriage Illiberal?"

    November 6, 2014
    Elizabeth Harman
    Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University
    "Ethics is Hard! What Follows?"

    October 9, 2014
    Thomas Bustamante
    Professor of Law, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
    "On the Moral Burdens of Constitutional Courts"

     

  • 2013 - 2014 Workshops

    April 24, 2014
    Robert Hughes
    Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA Law and Philosophy Program
    "Imprisonment and Natural Duties" (Faculty Library)

    April 3, 2014
    Kinch Hoekstra
    Professor of Law and Political Science, U.C. Berkeley School of Law
    "Popular Tyranny and Athenian Democracy"

    March 13, 2014
    Leslie Kendrick
    Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
    "What Makes Speech Special"6 (Faculty Library)

    February 27, 2014
    Kimberly Ferzan
    Distinguished Professor, Rutgers School of Law
    Visiting Professor and Charles J. Merriam Scholar, University of Chicago Law School
    "The Bluff: The Power of Insincere Actions"

    February 13, 2014
    Christopher Essert
    Professor, Queen’s University Faculty of Law
    "Two Ways of Thinking about Property (and Law and Promising)"

    January 30, 2014
    Ekow Yankah
    Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
    "The Sovereign and the Republic: A Republican View of Political Obligation"

    January 16, 2014
    Colin Macleod
    Professor of Philosophy and Law, University of Victoria
    "Equality of Opportunity and the Consequences of Choice"

    November 21, 2013
    Michelle Dempsey
    Professor, Villanova University School of Law
    "Authority, Obedience, and Justification: Two Puzzles"

    October 31, 2013
    Matt King
    Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA Law and Philosophy Program
    "Standing and Blaming"

    October 10, 2013
    Jonathan Quong
    Professor of Philosophy, University of Southern California
    "Intentions and Permissibility: A Puzzling Asymmetry"

  • 2012 - 2013 Workshops

    April 25, 2013
    Paul Seabright
    University of Toulouse
    "The Role of Religious Observance as a Reinforcer of Social Norms in Societies with Weak Legal Institutions"

    April 11, 2013
    Jeremy Waldron
    NYU School of Law; Oxford University
    "Five To Four: Why Do Bare Majorities Rule On Courts?​"

    April 4, 2013
    Larry Sager
    ​University of Texas, Austin School of Law
    "Equal Membership in a Partial World​​"

    March 14, 2013
    Stephen Neale
    CUNY Philosophy
    "Convergentism & the Nature of Law​"

    February 28, 2013
    Mark Murphy
    Georgetown Philosophy
    "The Explanatory Role of the Weak Natural Law Thesis​"

    February 7, 2013
    Andrei Marmor
    USC Philosophy; USC School of Law
    "Varieties of Vagueness in the Law​"

    November 29, 2012
    Claire Finkelstein
    University of Pennsylvania Law School
    "Rational Contractarianism and International Law​​"

    November 15, 2012
    Kimberley Brownlee
    UCLA School of Law
    "What's Virtuous about the Law?​"

    November 1, 2012
    Michael Cholbi
    "Luck, Blame, and Blameworthiness​"
    California State Polytechnic University at Pomona

    October 18, 2012
    Theodore Bach
    Bowling Green State University Firelands
    "Gender Is a Natural Kind with a Historical Essence​"

    October 4, 2012
    James Nickel
    University of Miami School of Law
    "Personal Deserts and Human Rights​​"

  • 2011 - 2012 Workshops

    April 26, 2012
    A.J. Julius
    UCLA Department of Philosophy
    "Public Transit"​

    April 12, 2012
    David Sussman
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    "Integrity, Luck, and the Unthinkable"

    March 8, 2012
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute
    University of Siena, Italy
    "Machiavelli's Mistake" and "Economic incentives and social preferences: substitutes or complements?"

    March 1, 2012
    John Goldberg
    Harvard Law School
    "The New Private Law"

    February 9, 2012
    Ronald Dworkin
    UCLA Law School
    New York University
    "Is There a Right to Religious Freedom?"

    January 26, 2012
    Benjamin Zipursky
    Fordham University School of Law
    "Civil Recourse, Substantive Standing, And Corrective Justice"

    January 19, 2012
    Japa Pallikkathayil
    New York University - Department of Philosophy
    "Persons and Bodies"

    February 16, 2012
    Amy Kapczynski
    Yale Law School
    "Nonexcludability and the Limits of Patents"

    November 10, 2011
    Aditi Bagchi
    University Of Pennsylvania Law School
    "Parallel Contract"

    November 3, 2011
    Arudra Burra
    UCLA Law and Philosophy Program
    "The Significance of Consent"

    October 20, 2011
    Jessie Hill
    Center for Social Justice
    Case Western Reserve University School of Law
    "(Dis)Owning Religious Speech"

    September 29, 2011
    Dennis Klimchuck
    University of Western Ontario
    "Is the Law of Equity Equitable in Aristotle's Sense"

  • 2010 - 2011 Workshops

    April 14, 2011
    Nicos Stavropoulos
    University Lecturer in Legal Theory, University of Oxford
    "Legal Impact and the Legal Point of View"

    March 3, 2011
    Scott Hershovitz
    Professor of Law, the University Of Michigan Law Schoo
    "A Way Out of the Hart-Dworkin Debate"

    February 17, 2011
    Ronald Dworkin
    Distinguished Scholar in Residence, UCLA Law School
    Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law & Professor of Philosophy, New York University
    "Concepts of International Law"

    February 3, 2011
    Liam Murphy
    Professor of Law and Philosophy, New York University
    Chapters from a forthcoming book on Competing Theories of the Grounds of Law

    November 18, 2010
    David Plunkett
    Postdoctoral Scholar, UCLA Law and Philosophy Program
    "The Metaethical Role of Evaluative Attitudes"

    November 4, 2010
    Mitch Berman
    Richard Dale Endowed Chair in Law, University Of Texas at Austin
    "Constitutional Interpretation: Non-originalism"

    October 14, 2010
    Ruth Chang
    Associate Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers
    "Do We Have Normative Powers?"

  • 2009 - 2010 Workshops

    April 15, 2010
    Ruth Gavison
    Haim H. Cohn Professor of Human Rights, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    "Taking States Seriously (TSS) and the Human Rights Discourse (HRD)"

    April 8, 2010
    Margaret P. Gilbert
    Abraham I. Melden Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of California, Irvine
    "Three Dogmas about Promising"

    March 18, 2010
    Rainer Forst
    Professor of Political Theory and Philosophy, Goethe University, Frankfurt
    "Two Pictures of Justice" & "The Justification of Human Rights and the Basic Right to Justification. A Reflexive Approach"

    March 11, 2010
    Louis Michael Seidman
    Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law, Georgetown University Law Center
    "Powell's Choice: The Law and Morality of Speech, Silence, and Resignation by High Government Officials"

    February 25, 2010
    Daniel Markovits
    Professor of Law, Yale Law School
    "Promise as an Arm's Length Relation" and "The Dual Performance Hypothesis and the Myth of Efficient Breach"

    February 11, 2010
    Gregory Keating
    William T. Dalessi Professor of Law and Philosophy, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
    "Is Tort a Remedial Institution?"

    January 28, 2010
    John Oberdiek
    Professor of Law, Rutgers School of Law - Camden
    "The Moral Significance of Risking"

    January 14, 2010
    Carol Steiker
    Howard J. & Katherine W. Aibel Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    "The Death Penalty and Deontology"

    November 19, 2009
    Gideon Yaffe
    Professor of Philosophy and Law, University of Southern California
    "Can We Try to Kill the Dead? De Dicto and De Re Intention in Attempted Crimes"

    November 5, 2009
    Louis-Philippe Hodgson
    Post-Doctoral Fellow, UCLA Law & Philosophy Program
    Professor of Philosophy, Glendon College
    "Personal Sovereignty and Legal Paternalism"

    October 22, 2009
    Adriaan Lanni
    Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    "Transitional Justice in Athens"

  • 2008 - 2009 Workshops

    March 19, 2009
    Michael E. Bratman
    Durfee Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences & Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University
    "Shared Valuing and Shared Policies of Acceptance"
    - related to Bratman's topic- Shapiro - Legality (Chapter VI & VII)

    March 3, 2009
    Ronald Dworkin
    Professor of Philosophy
    Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law, New York University
    "Ethics and Freedom"

    February 26, 2009
    Tim Scanlon
    Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity, Harvard University
    "When Does Equality Matter?"

    February 10, 2009
    Sharon Dolovich
    Professor of Law UCLA, School of Law
    "Cruelty, Prison Conditions, and the Eight Amendment"

    February 5, 2009
    Sari Kisilevsky
    Postdoctoral Scholar
    UCLA Law and Philosophy Program
    "Hard Cases and Legal Validity"

    November 20, 2008
    Louis-Philippe Hodgson
    Postdoctoral Scholar
    UCLA Law and Philosophy Program
    Assistant Professor of Philosophy Glendon College, York University
    "Collective Action and Contract Rights"

    October 30, 2008
    Trevor Morrison
    Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
    "Stare Decisis in the Office of Legal Counsel"

    October 9, 2008
    Robin Kar
    Professor of Law
    Deputy Director of Center for Interdisciplinary & Comparative Jurisprudence, Loyola Law School
    "Contractualism About Contract Law"

  • 2007 - 2008 Workshops

    April 17, 2008
    Joshua Cohen
    Professor of Political Science, Philosophy, and Law, Stanford University
    "Politics, Power, and Public Reason"

    April 10, 2008
    Sarah Song
    Assistant Professor of Law and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
    "Three Models of Civic Solidarity"

    March 20, 2008
    Stephen R. Perry
    John J. O'Brien Professor of Law & Professor of Philosophy and Director, Institute for Law and Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
    "Political Authority and Political Obligation"

    March 6, 2008
    Jessica Litman
    Professor of Law and Professor of Information, University of Michigan
    "Rethinking Copyright"

    February 28, 2008
    Judith J. Thomson
    Professor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    "Some Reflections on Hart on Honore, CAUSATION IN THE LAW"

    February 14, 2008
    Amy M. Adler
    Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
    "Against Moral Rights (in Visual Arts)"

    January 31, 2008
    Moshe Halbertal
    Professor, Hebrew University
    Gruss Professor, New York University School of Law
    "Self-Transcendence, Violence and the Political Order"

    January 17, 2008
    Jennifer E. Rothman
    Associate Professor of Law, Loyola Law School
    "Beyond Intimacy"

    November 15, 2007
    Martin Stone
    Professor of Law/Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University
    Visiting Professor of Law, University of Southern California
    "Positivism as Opposed to What: Law and Moral Concept of Right"

    November 1, 2007
    Gerald A. Cohen
    Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory, All Souls College, University of Oxford
    "A Truth in Conservatism"

    October 4, 2007
    Matthew Adler
    Leon Meltzer Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
    "Well-Being, Inequality And Time: The Time-Slice Problem and Its Implications"

  • 2006 - 2007 Workshops

    April 12, 2007
    David Enoch
    Associate Professor of Philosophy and Jacob I. Berman Associate Professor of Law, 
    "Intending, Foreseeing, and the State"

    March 22, 2007
    Daryl Levinson
    Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    "Personified Government and Constitutional Morality"

    March 8, 2007
    Rob Reich
    Assistant Professor of Political Science and Ethics in Society, 
    "Philanthropy and its Uneasy Relation to Equality"
    "Toward a Political Theory of Philanthropy"

    March 1, 2007
    Carlos Rosenkrantz
    Professor of Law & Global Law Professor, University of Buenos Aires& New York University
    "Equality in Politics"

    February 15, 2007
    Sophia R. Moreau
    Professor of Law, University of Toronoto Law School
    "What is Discrimination?"

    February 1, 2007
    Frederick Schauer
    Frank Stanton Professor of the First Amendment, Harvard University
    "Is There a Concept of Law?"

    January 18, 2007
    Stephen P. Garvey
    Professor of Law, Cornell Law School
    "Racism, Unreasonable Belief, and Bernhard Goetz"

    November 30, 2006
    Micah Schwartzman
    Society of Fellows, Columbia University
    "Judicial Sincerity"

    November 16, 2006
    Laura Rosenbury
    Associate Professor of Law, Washington University Law School
    "Friends with Benefits"

    October 26, 2006
    Ed Baker
    Nicholas F. Gallicchio Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
    "Equality"

    September 21, 2006
    Larry Alexander
    Warren Distinguished Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law
    "Law's Limited Domain Confronts Morality's Universal Empire"

  • 2005 - 2006 Workshops

    Thursday, April 20
    David A. Strauss
    Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law, University of Chicago
    "Must Like Cases Be Treated Alike?"

    Thursday, April 6
    Liam Murphy
    Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, New York University
    "What Matters? Morality and the Concept of Law

    Thursday, March 9
    Rebecca Tushnet
    Associate Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
    "The First Amendment as Battery Acid: Regulating False Advertising Versus Protecting Free Speech"

    Thursday, February 23
    Daniel Markovits
    Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School
    "Toleration and Politics"

    Thursday, January 26
    Annelise Riles
    Professor of Law, Cornell University
    "Collateral Knowledge: Instrumental Reason, Market Sociality, Legal Subjectivity"

    Thursday, December 1
    Douglas A. Kysar
    Visiting Professor of Law, Yale Law School
    Professor of Law, Cornell Law School
    "It Might Have Been: Risk, Precaution, and the Opportunity Costs"

    November - date not known
    Scott J. Shapiro
    Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    "Interpretation and the Economy of Trust"

    Date not known
    Susan J. Brison
    Professor of Philosophy, Dartmouth College
    "Allocating Responsibility for the Harmful Effects of Assaultive Speech"

    Thursday, October 6
    David Owens
    Professor of Philosophy, University of Sheffield 
    "The Validity of Promise"

  • 2004 - 2005 Workshops

    March 31
    "It’s Not the Thought that Counts" 
    Deborah Hellman
    Professor of Law
    University of Maryland School of Law

    March 10
    "Equal Liberty"
    Lawrence G. Sager
    Professor of Law
    University of Texas School of Law

    February 24
    "Legal Positivism since H.L.A. Hart"
    Jules Coleman
    Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of Philosophy
    Yale School of Law

    February 10
    Claire Finkelstein
    Professor of Law and Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania Law School
    "Responsibility of Unintended Consequences"

    January 20
    Mark G. Kelman
    Williams Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Stanford Law School
    "The Interdependence of Irreconcilable Foundational Beliefs"

    December 2
    Anne M. Coughlin
    O.M. Vicars Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

    November 18
    Tommie Shelby
    Assistant Professor of Social Students and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
    "We Who Are Dark: The Philosophical Foundations of Black Solidarity"

    November 4
    Benjamin C. Zipursky
    Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law
    "BMW v. Gore and the Double Aspect Problem in the Theory of Punitive Damages"

    October 28
    Heather K. Gerken
    Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    "Second Order Dissent"

    September 23
    Gideon Yaff
    Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Law, University of Southern California Law School
    "The Government Beguiled Me": The Entrapment Defense and the Problem of Private Entrapment"

  • Spring 2003 Workshops

    April 24
    Reva Siegel
    Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law, Yale Law School
    "Legislative Constitutionalism and Section Five Power: Policentric Interpretation of the Family and Medical Leave Act"

    March 10
    Wendy J. Gordon
    Paul J. Liacos Scholar-in-Law Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law
    "Excuse and Justification in the Law of Fair Use: Commodification and Market Perspectives"

    February 20
    Kathryn Abrams
    Herma Hill Kay Distinguished Professor of Law, Boalt Hall
    Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Ethics and Public Life, Cornell Law School
    "Changing the Subject: Agency, Law and Feminist Legal Theory"

    January 9
    Thomas C. Grey
    Nelson Bowman Sweitzer and Marie B. Sweitzer Professor of Law, Stanford Law School
    "Does Constitutional Judicial Review Undermine Legal Formalism?"

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