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2020 Sessions

Dec 14th, 2020

Tracking the Resilience of Hybritity in the Theory of Rights 

Mark McBride

University of Singapore

Discussant: Franklin Marques Dutra (Federal University of Minas Gerais)

Link to session removed at the author's request

Nov 9th, 2020

Book Discussion session:

Justifying Injustice: Legal Theory in Nazi Germany

Herlinde Pauer-Studer

University of Vienna

Discussant: Cristiano Paixão. University of Brasília

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Oct 21st, 2020

Round-Table: Judicial Independence under Anti-Liberal Governments

Kim-Lane Scheppele

Princeton University

Renata Uitz

Central European University

Wojciech Sadurski

University of Sydney

Emílio Peluso Neder Meyer

Federal University of Minas Gerais


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Oct 7th, 2020

The Necessity and Fragility of Constitutional Norms

Gerald Postema

Emeritus, University of North Carolina

Discussant: Thomas Bustamante, Federal University of Minas Gerais

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Sept 28th, 2020

Making Sense of Nonsense Jurisprudence

Dan Priel

Osgood Hall Law School, University of York

Discussant: Thiago Lopes Decat, Federal University of Minas Gerais

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Sept 9th, 2020

Identity Politics in the Age of Censorship

Margaret Martin

Western University

Discussant: Juliana Cesario Alvim Gomes, Federal University of Minas Gerais

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Aug 3rd, 2020

Round-Table & Book Session Discussion: Integrity and Protestant Interpretation

Thomas Bustamante

Federal University of Minas Gerais

Dennis Patterson

Rutgers University & University of Surrey

Brian Bix

University of Minnesota

Discussing a session in the book "Philosophy of Law as an Integral Part of Philosophy: Essays in the Jurisprudence of Gerald J. Postema (T Bustamante & TL Decat, eds). Hart Publishing, 2020. Link for book:

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