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The YTL Centre for Politics, Philosophy & Law presents a workshop on R.A. Duff's latest book, "The Realm of Criminal Law"

Somerset House East Wing, Strand Campus , London

30 Jan
Somerset House

The YTL Centre in Politics, Philosophy, and Law invites you to a workshop led by Professor Anthony Duff, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of Stirling. On his new book 'The Realm of Criminal Law'.


Book Jacket 'the realm of Criminal Law'
The Realm of Criminal Law by R.A Duff.


Professor Duff is one of the leading philosophers of the criminal law of our time. "The Realm of the Criminal Law, proposes a normative theory of criminal law, and of criminalization, that shows how criminal law could be ordered, principled, and restrained. The theory is based on an account of criminal law as a distinctive legal practice that functions to declare and define a set of public wrongs, and to call to formal public account those who commit such wrongs; an account of the role that such practice can play in a democratic republic of free and equal citizens; and an account of the central features of such a political community, and of the way in which it constitutes its public realm-its civil order."

Speakers include:

Dr Mark Dsouza (UCL)

Professor R.A. Duff (Stirling)

Professor Sandra Marshall (Stirling)

Dr Jeff Howard (UCL)

Professor John Tasioulas (KCL)

Professor Lorenzo Zucca (KCL)

Professor Massimo Renzo (KCL)

Dr John Stanton-Ife (KCL)

Dr Hannah Quirk (KCL)

Professor Nicola Lacey (LSE)

Professor Youngjae Lee (Fordham)

Dr Liat Levanon (KCL)

Biography: Professor Duff joined the University of Stirling in 1970, after graduate work at Oxford, and a year at the University of Washington, Seattle. He retired formally in 2009, but retains close connections with the Department of Philosophy as a Professor Emeritus. Professor Duff also now holds a part-time position in the Law School at the University of Minnesota. Professional Activities Founding Co-Editor, Criminal Law and Philosophy Co-Director, Robina Institute for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, University of Minnesota Law School Outside Activities Associate Member, Scottish Consortium on Crime and Criminal Justice Chair, British Academy Working Group on Crime, Punishment and Prisons.

This event is open to the public and everybody is welcome to attend, though everyone must register.

Seats are allocated on a strictly first come, first served basis.

If you find you can no longer attend please cancel your ticket registration, so that someone else can have your place.

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