Session 1.2.2

Monday, 16 July, second afternoon session: 15h40-17h

Representing law in propositional logic (Scott Brewer and Giovanni Sartor)

Themes covered in this session:

  1. Representing legal rules
  2. Representing legal arguments
  3. From natural language to formal representations

Slides/Handouts

  • Scott Brewer, Representing problematic rule- and argument- enthymemes in propositional logic (link)

Readings

  • Giovanni Sartor, Law and Logic, ch. 2 (link)
  • Tapscott, Elementary Applied Symbolic Logic, chapter 6, A Logic-English translation Guide
  • Tapscott, Elementary Applied Symbolic Logic, chapter 18, Some Translation Aids

Cases

  • Dale v. Horning (link)
  • Statutory background for Dale Horning, UCC 2-207 and Official Comments (link)
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