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The University of Michigan Law School

         The University of Michigan Law School

 Law & Ethics Lecture


Date: 10/28/2013
Time: 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Contact: Jenny Rickard

Location: Hutchins Hall 220

Description: Prof. Scott Shapiro of Yale Law School will give the inaugural lecture in the Law & Ethics Program.

A story of pirates, prizes, and a 20-year-old lawyer who reworked the foundations of political theory and changed the way the world looked at war.

Reception immediately following.

Prof. Shapiro is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School. He joined the Yale Law faculty in July 2008 as a professor of law and philosophy. He previously taught law and philosophy at the University of Michigan and before that, was a professor of law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. His areas of interest include jurisprudence, international law, constitutional law and theory, criminal law, family law, philosophy of action, and the theory of authority. He is the author of Legality (2011) and editor (with Jules Coleman) of The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law (2002). He earned B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in philosophy from Columbia University and a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was senior editor of The Yale Law Journal.