Call for Papers: Argumentation 2012

A call for papers — with submission deadline of 7 September 2012 — has been issued for Argumentation 2012: International Conference on Alternative Methods of Argumentation in Law, to be held 26 October 2012, at the Masaryk University Faculty of Law, in Brno, Czech Republic.

According to the conference announcement:

The conference consists of four workshops/streams, each specialized in a specific and unique method of studying legal argumentation:

  • Formal Methods in Legal Reasoning
  • Law and Literature
  • Law and Language
  • Visualization of Law

Papers are invited on the following topics:

  • Formal and quantitative models of legal reasoning
  • Logical tools in designing legal arguments
  • Argumentation schemes, models of legal inference
  • Mathematical and computational tools for modelling arguments and reasoning
  • Evidence, burdens of persuasion and proof
  • Interpretation of literature in jurisprudence
  • Artistic description of contemporary law
  • Exploitation of literature in legal education
  • Literature in legal argumentation
  • Literature in rationalization of law
  • Use of literature in court decisions
  • Propaganda in service of law and jurisprudence
  • Speech and register analysis
  • Symbols and communication in law
  • IT, language and law
  • Literary analysis of law
  • Natural language
  • Analysis of legal narratives
  • Rhetorical devices in legal reasoning
  • Media studies
  • Multisensory law
  • Visualisation in legal education
  • Visualising legal reasoning
  • Argument mapping
  • Structuring the complexity of law via visualisation
  • Visual literacy in law
  • Pictorial law

For more information, please see the call.

HT Jurix.

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