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Loyola University New Orleans School of Law hosts annual Brendan Brown lecture

Loyola press release - January 11, 2000

(New Orleans)—The School of Law at Loyola University New Orleans will present its 2000 Brendan Brown lecture on Friday, January 28, 2000, at 2 p.m. in the Gisevius Appellate Moot Court Room 308 of the law school, 526 Pine St. A reception follows.

Jeremy J. Waldron, Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor of Law and director of the Center for Law and Philosophy at Columbia University School of Law, will deliver the lecture titled "Legislation by Assembly."

Jeremy J. Waldron was admitted as barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of New Zealand in 1978 and later served as lecturer at the University of Otago, New Zealand; Lincoln College, Oxford; and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. From 1986 to 1996, he served as professor at University of California Berkeley School of Law, where he was also associate dean and chair of Berkeley’s Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program from 1993 to 1994. From 1996 to 1997, he was the Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and director of the Program in Ethics and Public Affairs at Princeton University.

His books include Law and Disagreement (1999); Liberal Rights: Collected Papers 1981–91 (1993); Nonsense Upon Stilts: Bentham, Burke and Marx on the Rights of Man (ed. 1988); and The Right to Private Property (1988).

The Brendan Brown lecture series is named in honor of a former Loyola professor who studied natural law and legal philosophies. Brown dedicated money for professors to give reflective lectures in the area of natural law.

For more information, call Judy Corcoran at (504) 861-5563.