Gala Seminar 2009-2010


General Aspects of Law (GALA) Workshop Series:

Fall 2009-Spring 2010

November 20, 2009
12:10 pm – 2:00 pm

Douglas Husak
Professor of Philosophy
Rutgers University–New Brunswick

The De Minimis ‘Defense’
to Criminal Liability


March 18, 2010
12:10 pm – 2:00 pm
* Please note this session
will be held in the
Dean’s Seminar Room
(215B Boalt Hall)

Scott Shapiro
Professor of Law and Philosophy
Yale Law School

How To Do Things With Plans


April 8, 2010
12:10 pm – 2:00 pm

David Enoch
Associate Professor of Philosophy and
Jacob I. Berman Associate Professor of Law
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 Being Responsible, Taking Responsibility,
and Penumbral Agency


April 29, 2010
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Sophia Moreau
Assistant Professor
University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

What Is Discrimination?




GALA–Discussion will proceed without a presentation of the paper by the author.  Papers are distributed to those on our mailing list or electronically when available at the GALA website: . Others may obtain copies from

Ms.  Amatullah Alaji-Sabrie: 510.642.3627 or          


GALA sessions will be hosted in the Goldberg Room (297 Simon Hall) unless noted otherwise.


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