Annual Joseph T. McCullen, Jr. Symposium held Fri., Mar. 23
Joseph T. McCullen, Jr. Symposium on Catholic Social Thought and Law: The Moral Foundations of Private Law
This year’s annual Joseph T. McCullen, Jr. Symposium at Villanova University School of Law brought together leading legal scholars to discuss The Moral Foundations of Private Law. Speakers addressed a range of topics related to the moral foundations of private law (torts, contracts, property, and remedies), with a particular focus on the ways in which the renaissance of private law theory is shaping a range of areas of legal scholarship. The symposium’s keynote speaker is one of the leading comparative law scholars in the United States, James Gordley, the W.R. Irby Chair in Law, Tulane University Law School and Professor of Law Emeritus at Boalt Hall, University of California-Berkeley.