Plenary Lectures


The Members Room features the Law mosaic by Frederick Dielman.

Plenary lectures will take place at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Hart Auditorium at the Georgetown University Law Center.  The Conference theme is “Law, Reason and Emotion.”  All plenary sessions will be streamed into Georgetown University Law Center, McDonough building room 201.

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The XXVII World Congress plenary lectures will be:

Monday, 27 July, 2015
9.30-10.15 Robin West  “Law’s Emotions”
11.30-12.15 András Sajó  “The Constitutional Domestication of Emotions”
Tuesday, 28 July, 2015
9.30-10.15 Patricia Mindus “The Wrath of Reason and The Grace of Sentiment: Vindicating Emotion in Law”
11.30-12.15 Anthony Appiah    “A Decent Respect: Honor in the Life of the Law”
Thursday, 30 July, 2015
9.30-10.15 Daniel Mendonca “Derechos, Razon y Emocion. Conflicto y Balance de Derechos” (in Spanish)
11.30-12.15 Matthias Mahlmann “Mind and Rights – Neuroscience, the Critique of Reason and the Foundations of Legal Justice”
Friday, 31 July, 2015
9.30-10.15 Ko Hasegawa  “Interactive Reason in Law”
11.30-12.15 Leora Dahan Katz “Response Retributivism”