Law & Philosophy Program

Legal Theory Workshop

Schedule Fall 2019 / Spring 2020

5:00 pm in Fall 2019, 5:00 pm in Spring 2019
UCLA School of Law
Faculty Library (Room 2326) - Fall 2019
Bruce H. Spector Conference Room (Room 1314) - Spring 2020

Spring 2020

For Spring 2020 workshops, please check the calendar regularly for updates about cancellations or postponements.

April 2, 2020
David Strauss
Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
"Do It But Don't Tell Me"
This workshop will be held virtually via Zoom. Please RSVP to and we will send you a link.

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

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"


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

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

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