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The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

Duress & Moral Progress

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
3:00 p.m.
East Wing, Room 400
Boston College Law School, Newton Campus

with Seana Shiffrin
Professor of Philosophy and Pete Kameron Professor of Law and Social Justice at UCLA

Part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence.


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Seana Valentine Shiffrin is Professor of Philosophy and Pete Kameron Professor of Law and Social Justice at UCLA, where she has taught since 1992. She holds degrees from UC Berkeley, Oxford University, and the Harvard Law School. She teaches courses on moral and political philosophy as well as contracts, freedom of speech, constitutional rights and individual autonomy, remedies and legal theory. She is an associate editor of Philosophy and Public Affairs and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her research addresses issues in moral, political and legal philosophy, as well as matters of legal doctrine, that concern equality, autonomy and the social conditions for their realization. Read more about Professor Shiffrin >>