Views on legal argumentation - an international workshop

Thursday, June 4th, 1998

Hosted by the Section Law and Informatics,
Department of Metajuridica, Faculty of Law, Universiteit Maastricht

Location: De Nieuwenhof (collegezaal), Zwingelput 4, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Site contents

- General information
- Program (preliminary)
- Abstracts (not yet available)
- Speakers and participants
(not yet available)

Supported by the Foundation
for Legal Knowledge Systems

Organized by Arno Lodder,
Bart Verheij, and Jaap Hage,
with the help of Annemie Jeukens.

Department of Metajuridica
Universiteit Maastricht
P.O. Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht

Phone: +31 43 388
Fax: +31 43 32111289
Program (preliminary)

10.30-11.00 Coffee and registration
11.00-11.05 Opening
11.05-12.05 Dr. R.P. Loui (USA)
Some speculations on fairness, institutions, argument, and negotiation
12.05-13.05 Prof. dr. A. Peczenik (Sweden)
A coherence theory of juristic knowledge
13.05-14.30 Lunch in 'het Kruithuis'
14.30-15.30 Dr. T.F. Gordon (Germany)
Initial experiences with the Zeno Mediation System for the World Wide Web
15.30-16.00 Tea
16.00-17.00 Prof. dr. H.F.M. Crombag (The Netherlands)
A model of the debate about the facts in criminal cases
17.00-18.15 Drink, somewhere in Maastricht (optional)
18.30-21.00 Diner, somewhere in Maastricht (optional)

Following each presentation there will be room for debate and discussion.

Unfortunately, the talk by Prof. dr. G. Sartor (Ireland), entitled A dialectical conception of legal validity, has been cancelled because of personal circumstances.

Bart Verheij, b.verheij at ai dot rug dot nl, May 20, 1998