Criminal Injustice and Social Justice

Roberto Gargarella

Date: 
Tue, 12/02/2008
Location: 
1 PM, Kerstetter Room, Marx Hall

Join us for a lunchtime seminar with Roberto Gargarella, Professor of Constitutional Theory and Political Philosophy at University Torcuato Di Tella. The title of his talk is "Criminal Injustice and Social Justice." This seminar is co-sponsored with LAPA and UCHV.

Roberto Gargarella, Professor of Constitutional Theory and Political Philosophy at University Torcuato Di Tella, is currently teaching "Constitutionalism in Latin America" at Columbia University. He has a JD from the University of Chicago, and a doctorate in law from the University of Buenos Aires. He published and edited numerous books on legal theory and political philosophy, including De la Injusticia Penal a la Justicia Social (2008); Courts and Social Transformation (2007); The Accountability Function of Courts (2005); and Las Teorias de la Justicia despues de Rawls (2000). He received numerous awards, including scholarships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation (2000), the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (2002-3), and the Tinker Foundation (2007). For more on Professor Gargarella, see his CMI profile.