Law & Philosophy Program

Legal Theory Workshop
Fall 2004 / Spring 2005

Fall 2004

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

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

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

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

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

Spring 2005

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

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

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 

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

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