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Conferência: "Legal evidence and argumentation"

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  • Científico
Quando 2017-10-11 10:00 até
2017-10-12 16:30
Onde Auditório 1 (Torre B, Piso 1)
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Organização: IFILNOVA

Oradores:

1. Douglas Walton, Department of Philosophy, University of Windsor. Author of the leading book “Legal argumentation and evidence”, analyzing the relationship between informal logic and the assessment of various types of evidence used in law.

2. Ronald J Allen, John Henry Wigmore Professor of Law, Northwestern University. He is an internationally recognized expert in the fields of evidence, criminal procedure, and constitutional law. He has published seven books and over 100 articles in major law reviews.

3. Ann Ruth Mackor. Professor of Law at the University of Groningen. Her publications include research in the field of legal evidence, legal deliberation, and legal reasoning.

4. Christian Dahlman, Department of Philosophy, University of Lund. He is currently working on evidence assessment related to stereotypes, character evidence, and expert witness.

5. Michal Araszkiewicz. Department of Legal Theory at Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University. He investigates the relationship between argumentation and the assessment of evidence.

6. Carmen Vázquez Rojas. Department of law, University of Girona. She is currently doing research on standards of proof and expert evidence and on scientific evidence

7. Bart Verheij. Chair of artificial intelligence and argumentation at the University of Groningen. He is currently working onthe connections between arguments, scenarios and probabilities in forensic reasoning with evidence.

8. Giovanni Tuzet. Associate Professor at the Università Bocconi, Milan. He is doing research in the field of Legal Reasoning and Legal Argumentation.


This workshop is organized by the Academy of Finland Center of Excellence in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (University of Helsinki) and the ArgLab (IFILNOVA, Universidade Nova de Lisboa).

It is funded by “The Trinity of Policy-Making”, the Strategic Project of IFILNOVA, and the research grant no. IF/00945/2013/CP1166/CT0003. The workshop aims at exploring the notion of expert-based evidence from legal, philosophical, and argumentation perspectives.

Key questions:

    • What is legal evidence, and what is its relation with the philosophical notion of evidence?
    • What are the types of evidence used in court, and what are their argumentative differences?
    • How is expert testimony and expert argumentation treated in court from a legal point of view?
    • How are experts assessed, selected and recognized in courts?
    • How does expert argumentation proceed in court?
    • How is the truthfulness of expert testimony assessed in court?

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