Seana Shiffrin

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

385 Charles E. Young Dr. East

Room 1242

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

The Moral Neglect of Negligence

Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, David Sobel, Peter Vallentyne, and Steve Wall, eds., Oxford Univ. Press, Forthcoming, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-19
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2016
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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culpable negligence, malicious negligence, moral significance of wrong, standard moral hierachy

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Wrongful Life, Procreative Responsibility, and the Significance of Harm

5 Legal Theory 117-148 (1999), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-45
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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wrongful life suits, theories of harm

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Deceptive Advertising and Taking Responsibility for Others

The Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics (edited by Anne Barnhill, Mark Budolfson, and Tyler Doggett, Oxford University Press, 2018)., UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-28
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2018
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Deceptive advertising, food and drug, paternalism, 1st Amendment, freedom of speech, deception, misrepresentation

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Are Credit Card Late Fees Unconstitutional?

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 15, pp. 1-44, 2006, University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law Research Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Feb 2007
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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punitive damages, credit card late fees, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Campbell

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Enhancing Moral Relationships Through Strict Liability

66 University of Toronto Law Review 353 (2016), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-28
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2016
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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strict liability doctrine, contract law, moral responsibility

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Remedial Clauses: The Overprivatization of Private Law

67 Hastings Law Journal 407 (2016), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-29
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Liquidated damages, stipulated damages, due process, remedies, contracts, privatization, alternate performance clauses

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Reparations for U.S. Slavery and Justice Over Time

Harming Future Persons (edited by David Wasserman and Melinda Roberts, Springer, 2009), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-46
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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reparations, U.S. Slavery, historical injustices, reparation as repudiation

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Paternalism, Unconscionability Doctrine, and Accommodation

Philosophy of Law, (edited by Joel Feinberg and Jules Coleman, Wadsworth/Thompson Learning, 2003, 2007), 29 Philosophy & Public Affairs 205-51 (2000), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-42
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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contract law, inequitable contracts, paternalist doctrines and policies

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The Divergence of Contract and Promise

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 120, p. 708, 2007, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 07-03
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2016
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Contracts, contractual obligations, moral norms, legal and social cultures

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Autonomy, Beneficence, and the Permanently Demented

Ronald Dworkin and His Critics, 195-217, edited by Justine Burley, Blackwell Publishers, 2004, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-40
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Oct 2015
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Egalitarianism, Choice-Sensitivity, and Accommodation

Reason and Value: Themes from the Work of Joseph Raz, 270-302 (edited by Philip Pettit, et al, Oxford University Press, 2004), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-41
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Learning About Deception From Lawyers

93 Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 69–90., UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-25
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Aug 2019
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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negligent deception, deception through communication

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Intellectual Property

A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy, Robert Goodin, Philip Pettit, and Thomas Pogge, eds., Blackwell, 2007, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-39
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Oct 2015
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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intellectual property, free expression rights, illegal downloading

14.

Immoral, Conflicting and Redundant Promises

Reasons and Recognition: Essays on the Philosophy of T.M. Scanlon, R. Jay Wallace, Rahul Kumar, and Samuel Freeman, eds., Oxford University Press, 2011, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-37
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Oct 2015
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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T.M. Scanlon, theories of promising, rights-transfer theories

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Bedrock

129 Harvard Law Review Forum 242 (2016), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Apr 2016
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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lying and freedom of speech, moral agency, reliability of testamonial practices

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Could Breach of Contract Be Immoral?

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 107, pp. 155-168, 2009, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-38
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Oct 2015
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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contract law, breach of contract, punitive damages, tort law

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Preserving the Valued or Preserving Valuing?

Death and the Afterlife, Samuel Scheffler, pp. 143‐58, edited and introduced by Niko Kolodny, Oxford University Press, 2013, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-35
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Oct 2015
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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human values, meaning of life, individualism

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Compelled Speech and the Irrelevance of Controversy

47 Pepperdine Law Review 731 (2020), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-08
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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NIFLA v. Becerra, First Amendment, compelled disclosure, controversial speech

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Speech, Death, and Double Effect

78 NYU Law Review 1135 (2003), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 03-01
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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First Amendment, Right to Die, Assisted Suicide, Incindiary Speech, Self-Determination

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Inducing Moral Deliberation: On the Occasional Virtues of Fog

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 123, No. 2, p. 1214, 2010, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-38
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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contracts, moral deliberation of legal standards, punitive damages

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Lying, Reciprocity, and Free Speech – A Reply to Eight Critics

38 Law and Philosophy 555 (2019), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-43
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2019
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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lying, promising, reciprocity, free speech

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Moral Overridingness and Moral Subjectivism

109 Ethics 772-94 (1999), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-44
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Caution About Character Ideals and Capital Punishment: A Reply to Sorell

21 Criminal Justice Ethics 35 (2002), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 02-01
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 May 2016
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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capital punishment, death penalty, remorse

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Back-Door Lies and Promising Under Coercion

Mind (Oct. 14, 2020), UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-31
Posted: 20 Oct 2020
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

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back-door lies, coerced promises, free speech culture, lying and non-lying deception

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Promising, Intimate Relationships, and Conventionalism

Philosophical Review, Volume 117, Number 4: 481-524, 2008 , UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-37
Posted: 28 Apr 2016
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

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Promises, Breach of Promise, Moral Obligation, Promissory Duties, Binding Promises

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Harm and Its Moral Significance

Legal Theory, Vol. 18, 357-98 (2012), UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 15-36
Posted: 25 Oct 2015
Seana Shiffrin
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

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moral theory, theory of harm, structural relationship of harms and benefits