2017 - 2018 SCHEDULE

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 27
Wednesdday
4:30 - 6:00
Room 219
Flavelle Building
78 Queen's Park

John Gardner - Oxford University Faculty of Law
Discrimination Revisited

September 29
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium (Rm FA2)
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Andrei Marmor - Cornell University Law School
Soft Law, Authoritative Advice, and Nonbinding Agreements

October 27
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium (Rm FA2)
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Jeffrey Stout - Princeton University Department of Religion
Religion and Politics: Doubts about the Great Separation Story

November 3
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Room 219
Flavelle Building
78 Queen's Park

James Penner - National University of Singapore Faculty of Law
Hohfeld and the Bundle of Rights Picture of Property: A ‘Nominalist’ Revolution that Wasn’t

February 2
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Room 219
Flavelle Building
78 Queen's Park

David Enoch - Hebrew University, Faculty of Law and Dept. of Philosophy
Against Utopianism:  Noncompliance and Multiple Agents

February 9
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Room 219
Flavelle Building
78 Queen's Park

Dimitrios Kyritsis - University of Reading Law School
Interpreting Legislative Intent

April 6
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium (Rm FA2)
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Veronique Munoz Darde - University of California, Berkeley and University College, London
Liberalism and Sexual Desire:  The Case of Sex Work

April 13
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Room 219
Flavelle Building
78 Queen's Park

David Owens - King's College London, Department of Philosophy
Private Authority

May 4
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Room 219
Flavelle Building
78 Queen's Park

Rainer Forst - Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute of Political Science and Institute of Philosophy
A Critical Theory of Transnational (In-) Justice: Realistic in the Right Way

Co-sponsored by the Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto

2016 - 2017 SCHEDULE

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 9
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
NEW LOCATION:
Jackman Law Bldg.
Room J230
78 Queen's Park

Claire Finkelstein - University of Pennsylvania Law School
Contemporary Armed Conflict and the Non-State Actor

September 30
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium (Rm FA2)
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

David Luban - Georgetown University Law Centre
Arendt at Jerusalem

October 14
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium (Rm FA2)
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Anna Stilz - Princeton University Department of Politics
Unilateral Appropriation and Territory

October 21
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium (Rm FA2)
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

 Christopher Kutz - UC Berkeley Law School
The Privilege of Criminality and the Pale Criminal 

February 17
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium (Rm FA2)
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Daniel Viehoff - New York University Dept. of Philosophy
Legitimately Punishing the Innocent and 
Other Puzzles About Officially Inflicted Harm
 

March 6
Monday
12:30 - 2:00
Univ. of Toronto
Centre for Ethics
6 Hoskin Avenue

Liam Murphy - New York University Law School

March 17
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium (Rm FA2)
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park 

Peter Vallentyne - University of Missouri Dept. of Philosophy
Rights and Wronging: A Choice-Prioritizing Conception of Rights

March 24
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium (Rm FA2)
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park 

 Barbara Herman - UCLA Department of Philosophy

2015 - 2016 SCHEDULE

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 11
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
 

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Jens David Ohlin - Cornell Law School
The Combatant's Stance

Respondent:  Vincent Chiao

September 25
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park  

Charles Barzun - University of Virginia School of Law
Jerome Frank, Lon Fuller, and American Pragmatism

Respondent:  Malcolm Thorburn

October 9
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Daniel Markovits - Yale Law School
Meritocracy and its DiscontentsI

Respondent:  Bruce Chapman

January 15
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Rebecca Stone - UCLA  School of Law
Varieties of the Internal Point of View

Respondent: David Dyzenhaus

January 29
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium 
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park

Kimberle CrenshawUCLA & Columbia Law Schools

Respondent:  Sophia Moreau

February 5
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Avihay Dorfman - Tel Aviv University Buchmann School of Law
Market Legality: A Legalistic Social Theory of Markets

Respondent:  Hamish Stewart

March 4
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium 
Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park

Jens David Ohlin -  Cornell Law School
The Combatant's Stance

Respondent:  Vincent Chiao

March 11
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Frank Lovett - Washington University in St. Louis Political Science
Civic Republicanism and the Rule of Law

Respondent:  David Dyzenhaus

2014 - 2015 SCHEDULE

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 19
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park 

Ralf Michaels - Duke University Law School
On Liberalism and Legal Pluralism 

October 17
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
VC 101
Victoria College 

Scott Shapiro - Yale Law School
Schmitt at Nuremberg 

October 31
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Erin Kelly - Tufts University Philosophy Department
Culpability and Fault in Criminal Justice

January 16
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Staven Ratner - University of Michigan Law School
The Thin Justice of International Law
February 6
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Anne Norton - University of Pennsylvania Political Science Dept.
The Lesser Evil: Liberal Theory and the Incitement to Torture
March 6
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Bernadette Atuahene - IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
March 20
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Martin Stone - Yeshiva University Cardozo Law School

2013 - 2014

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

October 4
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Ian Shapiro - Yale Law School
Justice Against Domination
November 8
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Adam Cox - New York University School of Law
What Does Equality for Immigrants Require?

November 15
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Frederick Schauer - University of Virginia School of Law
The Force of Law: Recapturing the Role of Coercion in Understanding Law
January 17
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park

Evan Fox-Decent - McGill University Faculty of Law
Fiduciary Authority and the Service Conception

January 31
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Judith Resnik - Yale Law School.
Bordering by Law: The Migration of Law, Crimes, Sovereignty, and the Mail
February 7
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Corey Brettschneider - Brown University Dept. of Political Science
Democratic Persuasion and Freedom of Speech: A Response to Four Critics and Two Allies
February 28
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium
Falconer Hall
84 Queen's Park
Gideon Yaffe - Yale Law School
In Defense of Criminal Possession
March 21
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkBarbara Fried - Stanford University Law School
Facing Up to Risk

 

2012 - 2013

DATE & TIME

LOCATION

SPEAKER & TOPIC

September 28 Friday 12:30 - 2:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkDoug Husak - Rutgers University Philosophy Department Abetting Crime
October 26 Friday 12:30 - 2:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkStephen Perry - University of Pennsylvania Law School Political Authority and Political Obligation
November 16 Friday 12:30 - 2:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkArie Rosen - (graduate) New York University Jacob Weinrib - (graduate) - University of Toronto Reason and Fiat in Public Law
November 30 Friday 12:30 - 2:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkGreg Keating - USC Gould School of Law Strict Liability Wrongs
January 25 Friday 12:30 - 2:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkChris Kutz - UC Berkeley Law School Drones, Democracy, and the Responsibility for Killing.
March 22 Friday 12:30 - 2:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkAdrian Vermeule - Harvard Law School
April 5 Friday 12:30 - 2:00Solarium Falconer Hall 84 Queen's ParkJennifer Wiggins - University of Main School of Law Martha Chamallas - Moritz College of Law

2011 - 2012

September 16
Friday
12:30 – 2:00

Solarium (Room FA2)
84 Queen’s Park

Ben Zipursky - Fordham School of Law
Substantive Standing, Civil Recourse and   Corrective Justice

October 14
Friday
12:30-   2:00

Dining   Room
Flavelle   House
78   Queen’s Park

Kinch   Hoekstra – University of California, Berkeley Law School
Hobbesian Equality

October 28
Friday
1:00 – 2:30

Dining   Room
Flavelle   House
78   Queen’s Park

Richard   Wright – Chicago-Kent College of Law
Misunderstanding Justice and Rights

November 18
Friday
12:30   – 2:00

Solarium (Room FA2)
84 Queen’s Park

Helge Dedek – McGill Law School
Duties of Love and   Self-Perfection:  Moses Mendelssohn’s   Theory of Contract

February 3
Friday
12:30   – 2:00

Solarium (Room FA2)
84 Queen’s Park 

Amelie Rorty – Harvard University
On the Other Hand: The Ethics of Ambivalence

March 9
Friday
12:30   – 2:00

Solarium (Room FA2)
84 Queen’s Park

Jay Wallace – Department of Philosophy, UC Berkeley
Rightness and Responsibility

March 30
Friday
12:30   – 2:00

Solarium (Room FA2)
84 Queen’s Park

Stephen Perry – University of Pennsylvania Law School
Political Authority and Political Obligation

April 13
Friday
12:30   – 2:00

Faculty Common Room
Flavelle House
78 Queen’s Park

Hanna Pickard – All Soul’s College, Oxford
From the Consulting Room to the Court Room: Taking the Clinical Model of Responsibility for Personality-Disordered Patients into the Criminal Law

 2010 - 2011

DateSpeakerTitle

September 24
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

David Velleman
New York Univeristy Dept. of Philosophy
Herlinde Pauer-Studer
University of Vienna Dept. of Philosophy

Distortions of Normativity

October 22
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

T.M. Scanlon
Harvard University Dept. of Philosophy
When Does Equality Matter?

November 19
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

Claire Finkelstein
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Dept. of Philosophy
Hobbesian Legal Reasoning and the Problem of Wicked Laws

PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME:
January 7
Friday
4:00 - 6:00 PM 

Martha Nussbaum
University of Chicago Law School and Dept. of Philosophy

NEW LOCATION: 
SOLARIUM (Room FA2)
Falconer Hall, 84 Queen's Park

Perfectionist Liberalism and Political Liberalism

PLEASE NOTE DAY AND TIME
February 17
Thursday
3:00 - 5:00

Gillian Lester
UC Berkeley Law School

Co-sponsored by the Feminism & Law Workshop series

LOCATION:  Faculty Lounge, Flavelle House, 78 Queen's Park

Can Joe the Plumber Support Redistributino?  Law, Social Preferences, and Sustainable Policy Design


Co-sponsored by the Feminism and Law Worshop Series.

March 11
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

Ekow Yankah
Cardozo Law School

LOCATION: FLA (Classroom A), Flavelle House, 78 Queen's Park

 

April 1
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

Leif Wenar
King's College, London
LOCATION:  Dining Room, Flavelle House, 78 Queen's Park

Clean Trade in Natural Resources

April 8
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Liam Murphy
New York University Law School and Dept. of Philosophy

NEW LOCATION: 
Faculty Lounge, Flavelle House
78 Queen's Park

 

2009 - 2010

DateSpeakerTitle

September 24
Thursday
12:30 - 2:00
Location:
Flavelle Dining Rm.
78 Queen's Park

Larry May
Vanderbilt University Law School and Dept. of Philosophy) 

The Nature and Value of Procedural Rights

October 23
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

Leo Katz
University of Pennsylvania Law School
A Theory of Loopholes

January 15
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

Roundtable on The Birthright Lottery: Citizenship and Global Inequality by Ayelet Shachar
University of Toronto
Participants include:
Rogers Smith, University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Political Science; James Orbinski, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine and Dept. of Political Science; Cristina Rodriguez, NYU School of Law
February 3
Wednesday
12:30 - 2:00
Gary Watson
University of of Southern California, Dept. of Philosophy and Gould School of Law

 The Trouble with Psychopaths

February 26
Friday
30 - 2:00
Will Waluchow
McMaster University
Dept. of Philosophy

On the Neutrality of Charter Reasoning

March 19
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

John Goldberg
Harvard Law School

Tort Law as a Law of Civil Recourse

March 26
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Alice Ristroph
Seton Hall Law School

Disestablishing the Family 

2008 - 2009

DateSpeakerTitle

September 12
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

Brian Tamanaha
St. John's University Law School 

The Distorting Slant in Quantitative Studies of Judging

October 31
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

 Aaron James
University of California, Irvine
Dept. of Philosophy
 Global Economic Fairness: Internal Principles

November 21
Friday
12:30 - 2:00

John Oberdiek
Rutgers Law School, Camden
Choice, Value, and the Perfection of Distributive Justice

DECEMBER 4
THURSDAY
12:30 - 2:00
Location:
Flavelle Dining Rm.
78 Queen's Park

Dwight Newman
University of Saskatchewan College of Law
 
January 16
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Deborah Hellman
University of Maryland School of Law

 Prosecuting Doctors for Trusting Patients

February 6
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
John Simmons
University of Virginia Philosophy Dept.

Ideal Theory and the One-State World

FEBRUARY 11
WEDNESDAY
12:30 - 2:00
Location:
Flavelle Dining Rm.
78 Queen's Park

Brian Simpson
University of Michigan Law School

Lacey: A Life of H.L.A. Hart: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream

February 27
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
Chaim Saiman
Villanova University School of Law

The Distribution of Doctrinal Complexity Across Common Law Systems

April 3
Friday
12:30 - 2:00
LOCATION:
Flavelle Dining Rm
78 Queen's Park

Mattias Kumm
New York University School of Law 

Democracy Is Not Enough: Rights, Proportionality and the Point of Judicial Review

2007 - 2008

DateSpeakerTitle

Friday, October 5
12:30 - 2:00

David Estlund
Brown University Philosophy Dept.

Co-sponsored by the
Constitutional Roundtable

NEW LOCATION:
Classroom FLB, 78 Queen's Park

Democratic Authority
Friday, October 26
12:30 - 2:00
Stephen Perry
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Law, Authority, and Obligation

Friday, Nov. 16
12:30 - 2:00

Gerald Postema
University of North Carolina
Department of Philosophy

Conformity, Convention or Congruence: Rethinking the Efficacy of Law
Friday, Nov. 30
12:30 - 2:00
David Enoch
Hebrew University Faculty of Law
Intending, Foreseeing, and the State
Wednesday, Dec. 5
12:30 - 2:00
Matthew Adler
University of Pennsylvania Law School

Co-sponsored by the Law & Economics Workshop

Well-Being, Inequality and Time: The Time-Slice Problem and its Policy Implications

Friday, Januay 11
12:30 - 2:00
Thomas Hill
University of North Carolina
Department of Philosophy
Kant and Humanitarian Intervention
Friday, February 8
12:30 - 2:00
A. J. Julius
UCLA Department of Philosophy

A Lonelier Contractualism

CANCELLED
Friday, March 7

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Chaim Saiman

Villanova University School of Law

 

Friday, March 28
12:30 - 2:00

 David Velleman
New York University Philosophy Dept.

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2006 - 2007

DateSpeakerTitle
SEPTEMBER 8
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45
Scott Shapiro
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Massively Shared Agency

SEPTEMBER 22
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Alon Harel
Hebrew University

The Right to Judicial Review

 

NOVEMBER 3
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Meir Dan-Cohen
University of California, Berkeley
Revising the Past: On the Metaphysics of Repentance, Forgiveness, and Pardon
DECEMBER 1
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Debra Satz
Stanford University

Voluntary Slavery and the Limits of the Market
JANUARY 19
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Will Kymlicka
Queen's University


Co-sponsored by the Diversity Workshop Series.

The New International Politics of Diversity
 

NEW DATE:
JANUARY 26
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Stephen Darwall
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
NEW LOCATION:
Classroom FLA - 78 Queen's Park
Authority and Second-Personal Reasons for Acting
FEBRUARY 9
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Tamar Schapiro
Stanford University;
and currently Visiting Professor, Harvard University

The Nature of Desire

MARCH 9
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Frederick Schauer
Harvard University
Is there a Concept of Law?

MARCH 30
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Gerald Postema
University of North Carolina
CANCELLED

Custom and Convention at the Foundations of Law

March 30
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Martin Stone
BenjaminN.CardozoSchool of Law

Positivism as Opposed to What?  Law and the Moral  Concept of Right

2005 - 2006

DateSpeakerTitle
SEPTEMBER 9
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45
Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco
University of Birmingham
A Detached Viewpoint in Legal Theory

SEPTEMBER 23
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Patrick Weil
Centre national de la recherche scientifique

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Diversity Workshop series.

Access to citizenship:  A comparison of twenty-five nationality laws

SEPTEMBER 30
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Marie-Claire Foblets
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Co-sponsored by the Diversity Workshop series.

Muslim Personal Law in Continental Europe:  Which law applies in case of divorce?  Recent (legislative) developments in France, the Netherlands and Belgium

OCTOBER 28(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Neil Duxbury
University of Manchester

The Authority of Precedent:  Two Problems

NOVEMBER 17
(Thursday)
12:10 - 1:45

Please note different day.

Mitra Sharafi
Princeton University
Race, Religion and Libel Law:  The Parsi  Colonial Case Study

NOVEMBER 18
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

James Boyd White
University of Michigan

NEW LOCATION:
Solarium, 84 Queen's Park

To Love and Be Just:  Free Speech, Dante, and the Empire of Force

DECEMBER 9
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45
Stephen Smith
McGill University
Comparative Legal Scholarship As Ordinary Legal Scholarship
JANUARY 17
(Tuesday)
12:10 - 1:45

Please note different day.

Pierre Legrand
Universite Pantheon-Sorbonne

Co-sponsored by the Constitutional Roundtable series.

Comparative Legal Studies and the Matter of Authenticity

JANUARY 27
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45
Christopher Kutz
(University of California, Berkeley)

Torture, Necessity and Existential Politics

FEBRUARY 17
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45
David Kennedy
Harard University
Challenging Expert Rule: The Politics of Global Governance
MARCH 17
(Friday)
12:10 - 1:45

Reva Siegel
Yale Law School

Constitutional Culture, Social Movement Conflict and Constitutional Change:  The Case of the de facto ERA