Centre for Legal Theory

The Singapore Symposium in Legal Theory 2015
(funded by Singapore Ministry of Education Academic Research Fund Tier1)

The Singapore Symposium in Legal Theory is an initiative supported by the Faculty of Law to promote discussion of current research in the field of legal theory, broadly conceived. It consists of occasional seminars and a formal programme of papers held in Semester 2 each year, in which those working in legal theory from around the world join with colleagues at NUS to present work in progress and explore contemporary debates.

Date Paper Titles & Presenters Slides Videos
16 January 2015 Friday, 4-6pm The Force of Law
Professor Fred Schauer
University of Virginia
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2 February 2015
Monday, 4-6pm
Transformations of the Rule of Law: Legal, Liberal, Neo-
Professor Martin Krygier
University of New South Wales
13 February 2015 Friday, 4-6pm The Legality of War
Professor Scott Shapiro
Yale University
6 March 2015
Friday, 4-6pm
Equity: Conscience Goes To Market
Dr Irit Samet
King’s College London
20 March 2015
Friday, 4-6pm
The Nature of Legal Obligation
Professor Brian Bix
University of Minnesota