Mcmaster Graduate Conference for Legal Theory

Por Jorge Luis Fabra Zamora (

Les reitero que la información relevante del Congreso de Mcmaster está aquí. 

McMaster Graduate Conference for Legal Theory
Hosted by McMaster University's Philosophy Department

May 15-17, 2012 at McMaster University - Hamilton, ON, Canada
Keynote Speakers:
Jules Coleman (Yale)
Mark Murphy (Georgetown)

Ground Transportation
Porter Airlines flies into Toronto City Centre Airport and offers some of the cheapest flights.
Some airlines fly into Hamilton's International Airport. Flying into Hamilton is normally more expensive than flying into Toronto and catching ground transportation from there.
Pearson Airport is the area's largest airport and is located on the Western outskirts of Toronto.
Ground Transportation
From Toronto City Centre Airport: Take a taxi to Union Station. From Union Station, take the Hamilton Express GO Bus to Hamilton.
From Hamilton Airport: Take a taxi to your lodgings or the university.
From Pearson Airport: You can pre-arrange travel with Airways Transit from Pearson Airport to your lodgings or McMaster in Hamilton and back again. The cost is $71 one way.
Also, you can catch a taxi for $91 one way or a limo for $100 one way from the ground transportation area at Pearson. These do not need to be pre-arranged.
For a cheaper although lengthier alternative, catch a GO bus to Square One Mall from Pearson Terminal 1 and then change to another GO bus to Hamilton.
By Train: VIA Rail stops in Aldershot, ON. From there, you can to take a taxi into Hamilton.
By Bus: Greyhound and Coach Canada both provide service to the Hamilton bus station depending on your starting location.

The Visitor's Inn is located about a 20 minute walk from McMaster University. When booking a room, tell them that you're attending a conference at McMaster and would like the McMaster corporate rate.
The Sheraton Hotel is located in Downtown Hamilton with easy access to public transportation. It is a 45 minute walk to McMaster. When booking a room, tell them that you’ll be attending a conference at McMaster and would like the McMaster corporate rate.

Things to do in Hamilton

Hamilton, Ontario is the home of McMaster University. It is wrapped around the westernmost part of Lake Ontario, and is one of the larger urban centers in Canada. While it boasts one of the nation’s most developed industrial and medical infrastructures, it is also one of the greenest urban spaces in the country, boasting 4500 hectares of conservation land, and 100 waterfalls within the city limits.
For things to do in and around Hamilton, see:

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McMaster Graduate Conference for Legal Theory 2012:           Schedule of Presentations

Tuesday May 15, 2012

University Hall 101
University Hall 102

Registration (Wilson Library)


Keynote: Jules Coleman


Reception (The Phoenix)

Wednesday May 16, 2012

University Hall 101
University Hall 102

Coffee/Tea (Wilson Library)

Ira Lindsay (Michigan) –
Assurance and Expectation Damages

Adryan Toth (Saskatchewan) –
Law in 3-Dimensions
Hillary Nye (NYU) –
Raz and the Rule of (Authoritative) Law

Sagi Peari (Toronto) –
Neo-Kantian Foundation of Choice-of-Law
Gustavo Ribeiro (Harvard) –
No Need to Toss a Coin
Mark Schranz (Toronto) –
Third-Party Beneficiaries, Directed-Duty Bearers, and the Interest Theory of Rights

Lunch (Wilson Library)

Chong Un Choe (Georgetown) –
The Right to Due Process
Alex Sarch (Michigan) –
A Critique of Darwall’s Accountability Defense of Civil Recourse Theory
James Hurley (Oxford) –
A Critique of Finnis’ ‘New Natural Law’

Sylvia Rich (Oxford) –
The Role of Moral Culpability in Sentencing Corporate Offenders
Triantafyllos Gkouvas (Antwerp) -
Building Legality

Nick Sage (Toronto) -
Freedom, Justice, and Action

Thursday May 17, 2012

University Hall 101
University Hall 102

Coffee/Tea (Wilson Library)

Matt Grellette (McMaster) –
How Modern Positivism Fails to Represent the Social Reality of Law
Carole St. Louis (Ottawa) –
The Influence of ‘solidariste’ Thought
Doug Weck (Pennsylvania) –
Moral Task Accounts of Democratic Authority
Ariel Zylberman (Toronto) –
The Very Thought of (Wronging) You

Heather Kuiper (McMaster) –
Section 15

Grant Hoole (Ottawa) –
Public Inquiries and the Rule of Law

Keynote: Mark Murphy

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