B.A. New York University, 2006
M.A. UCLA, 2009
J.D. UCLA School of Law, 2014
Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy, 2015
Brian Hutler is a Predoctoral Fellow in Law and Philosophy at the UCLA School of Law. Brian has a Bachelor's of Arts with highest honors in philosophy from NYU, a Master's degree in Philosophy from UCLA, and a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law as part of the Joint Degree Program in Law and Philosophy.
Brian is currently working on a dissertation titled "Religion and the Secular State". Drawing on Rawlsian political philosophy and current legal scholarship, Brian's dissertation addresses controversial topics such as religious accommodation, conscientious objection, the wrong of religious establishment, and the potential for religious institutions to contribute to the secular political community.
Additionally, Brian is researching a variety of topics in political philosophy, including freedom of speech and civil disobedience. Works in progress include: "Compromise-based Religious Accommodation", "Entanglement and Religious Arbitration", "Rawls on Accepting the Punishment for Civil Disobedience", and "Hate Speech, Conversation, and Citizenship".
Brian Hutler's CV
B.A. Stanford University, 2006
M.A. Stanford University, 2007
Ph.D. Candidate UCLA, 2012
J.D. UCLA, 2016
Sabine Tsuruda is a Predoctoral Fellow in Law and Philosophy at the UCLA School of Law. She is a graduate of Stanford University and the UCLA School of Law, where she was elected to Order of the Coif and served as a senior editor for the UCLA Law Review. Advanced to candidacy, Sabine is completing the Ph.D. in Philosophy at UCLA as part of the joint J.D./Ph.D. degree in Law and Philosophy. She has taught courses in moral and political philosophy in the UCLA Philosophy Department. She has also worked for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and conducted research on political participation for the BBC World Service Trust.
Sabine's current research examines inclusivity in the workplace, workplace speech rights, and the regulation of unpaid and precarious work. Her dissertation, "A Liberal Requirement to Make Work Meaningful," explores how labor and employment law can support workers' moral agency. More broadly, her research addresses issues of equality and autonomy in moral philosophy, political philosophy, and legal doctrine.
Sabine's articles include "Volunteer Work," in The Philosophical Foundations of Labour Law, ed. Hugh Collins, Gillian Lester, and Virginia Mantouvalou (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming), and "The Moral Burdens of Temporary Farmwork," Oxford Handbook of Food Ethics, ed. Anne Barnhill, Tyler Doggett, and Mark Budolfson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
Sabine Tsuruda's CV