Presently a convergence of opinions on the necessary logical tools takes shape, and a systematic practical assessment of the logical tools becomes essential. It has to be shown that the newly developed logical tools improve the logical modeling of legal argument. In this paper we analyze aspects of informal legal arguments as they actually occur in handbooks and cases on Dutch tort law, and show the connections with the modern logical tools.
Verheij, Bart, Hage, Jaap, and Lodder, Arno R. (1997). Logical tools for legal argument: a practical assessment in the domain of tort. The Sixth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law. Proceedings of the Conference, pp. 243-249. ACM, New York
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