February 12, 2016
Daniel J. Morrissey, Professor and Dean emeritus at Gonzaga University School of Law delivered the second lecture in the UTOPIA500 series on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016.
Professor Morrissey, who specializes in corporate securities law and jurisprudence, spoke on More's Utopia and Income Inequality. He argued that More's treatment of social and economic issues in the fictional country Utopia has continuing relevance for the current challenges that confront us during a period of rising income inequality.
UTOPIA500, celebrating the quincentennial of the publication of Utopia, is hosted by McGeorge Distinguished Professor Michael P. Malloy during the Law and Literature seminar on Thursdays through April 21, 2016. All presentations will be published in a special Symposium Issue of the University of the Pacific Law Review in fall 2016.
The UTOPIA500 series schedule is available online.