march, 2018

28mar5:15 pm6:45 pmDouglas Husak: 'What's Legal About Legal Moralism?'


Event Details

We are pleased to welcome Professor Douglas Husak, who will present: ‘What’s Legal About Legal Moralism?’ This is an optional pre-read seminar. Registered attendees will receive the paper by email one week prior to the event.

Douglas Husak is a Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University. His research primarily focuses on the intersection of moral philosophy and criminal law, with a special interest in drug policy. His publications include Drugs and Rights (Cambridge, 1992); Overcriminalization (Oxford, 2008); and Philosophy of Criminal Law: Selected Essays (2010). He is currently working on a book titled Ignorance of Law and serves as editor-in-chief of Criminal Law and Philosophy.

Prof. Husak’s seminar is part of our Hart Seminar Series, which features a diverse group of leading scholars working at the intersection of law and philosophy. Hart Publishing contributes generous support to make the seminar series possible. The complete 2017-18 line-up is available here.


(Wednesday) 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm


University of Surrey School of Law

Frank Whittle Building (AB) Fifth Floor, Guildford, GU2 7XH

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