Law, Philosophy, and Legal Theory
The Legal Theory Colloquium provides a forum for philosophical and humanistic discussion of the law at Northwestern Law School, bringing together outside scholars, resident faculty, and students to workshop new, philosophically-oriented legal scholarship.
Organized by Professor Joshua Kleinfeld
Except where otherwise noted, all presentations take place on Tuesdays from 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm in Rubloff 339.
Michael S. Moore, Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Chair and Co-Director, Program in Law and Philosophy, University of Illinois College of Law
“The ‘Can’t/Won’t’ Distinction and the Nature of Volitional Excuse”
Ben Laurence, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Chicago
"Juridical Laws as Moral Laws in Kant's Doctrine of Right"
I. Glenn Cohen, Professor of Law and Co-Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Ethics, Harvard Law School
“Medical Tourism and Ending Life,” and “Medical Tourism and the Creation of Life”
Eric Posner, Kirkland & Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
"The Twilight of International Human Rights Law"
Richard Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, NYU School of Law
"How Behavioral Economics Trims Its Sails and Why"