'Overlapping nature of politics, philosophy and law' workshop

The workshop in Political Studies, Philosophy, and Law, organised collaboratively between the Faculty of Law and Queen's University was held at St. John’s College in Oxford on 10 June. Speakers from both Oxford and Queen’s discussed a range of topics throughout the day from “How Judges Make Law” to “Law and the Socialist Ideal,” and “Justifying the Right of Return.” This was a first for this event, and was deliberately designed to include participants from Philosophy, Political Studies, and Law.

The discussion topics where:

Justifying the Right of Return
Speaker Professor David Miller
Discussant Professor Ashwini Vasanthakumar

The Acting Person
Speaker Professor Grégoire Webber
Discussant Professor Richard Ekins 

How Judges Make Law
Speaker Professor Timothy Endicott
Discussant Professor Les Green

Reciprocity and Directed Duties
Speaker Professor Andrew Lister
Discussant Professor Tom Simpson 

Secrets and Unauthorized Disclosure: The Morality of Treason
Speaker Professor Cécile Fabre
Discussant Professor Margaret Moore

Law and the Socialist Ideal
Speaker Professor Christine Sypnowick
Discussant Professor Kate Greasley

The workshop was made possible by the generous support of the Programme for the Foundations of Law and Constitutional Government, and the Canada Research Chair in Public Law and Philosophy of Law.

The workshop was organized was jointly by David Miller, Richard Ekins, Ashwini Vasanthakumar and Gregoire Webbe