40 Years of Neil MacCormick’s “Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory”

This Workshop will take place on Wednesday 6th June 2018 between 09:30am-17:00pm in Raeburn Room, Old College. It is organised by Claudio Michelon (Edinburgh).

Click HERE to access the workshop papers (password protected)

09:30-10:00 Coffee

10:00-11:00 Eveline Feteris (Amsterdam): ‘Crucial Concepts of the Study of Legal Argumentation in the Past Four Decades and Neil MacCormick’s Work on Legal Reasoning and Legal Argumentation’

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-12:30 John Gardner (Oxford): ‘Public Interest and Public Policy in Private Law’

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Claudio Michelon (Edinburgh): ‘Inference to the Best Explanation to a Legal Principle’

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-16:30 Luís Duarte d’Almeida (Edinburgh): ‘The Expiscation of Legal Principles’

16:30-17:00 Zenon Bankowski (Edinburgh): ‘A Genealogy of “Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory”‘