Call for papers

LEGAL ARGUMENTATION AND THE RULE OF LAW
June 25 & 26, 2015

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus School of Law

Keynote speakers:

Jacco Bomhoff (London School of Economics)
Damiano Canale and Giovanni Tuzet (Università Bocconi, Milan)
Matthias Klatt (Universität Hamburg)

The organizing committee of the conference invites proposals for presentations of original, non-published work on ‘Legal argumentation and the Rule of Law’. Researchers from such fields as argumentation theory, legal philosophy, legal theory, AI and law and other scholars involved in the study of legal argumentation are all encouraged to take part.

The conference themes include, but are not limited to:

  • The Rule of Law and principles of justification
  • Legitimacy of legal decisions and justification
  • Legal interpretation and justification in a multi-layered legal system
  • The claim to correctness and institutional rationality
  • Rhetoric and the Rule of Law