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Abstracts and papers are available below the programme:

Programme

Session 1: September 7th 11.15 - 12.45 Howard Bld Rec Rm

1A   Aileen Kavanagh (Oxford)
       'The Promise of Proportionality'
1A   Brian O'Beirne (Oxford)
       'Lex Injusta Non est Lex: On the Inadequacy of the Positivistic Account of the Concept of Law'
1B   James Connolly (Glasgow Caledonian)
       'Law Conceived as a Hierarchy of Judgments for the Mediation of Human Powers'

Session 2: September 7th 13.45 - 15.15 Howard Bld Rec Rm

2A   Tarunabh Khaitan (Oxford)
        'An autonomy-based foundation for the legal protection from discrimination'
2B    Senwung F. Y. Luk and Farrah Ahmed (Oxford)
        'Religious Arbitration and Autonomy'
2C    Tina Hunter (Bond, Australia)
       'Law, Politics, Path Dependency and Natural Resources: How a Country´s Political and Legal History can Determine the Policy and Legal framework for the Socio-economic Development of a State's Petroleum Resources'

Session 3 September 8th 09.30 - 11.00 Howard Bld Rec Rm

3A    Scott Styles (Aberdeen)
         'Partiality and Impartiality by Ministers and Judges'
3B    David Metzler
         'Sovereignty and Military Power'
3C   Marcelo Thompson (Hong Kong)
         'The Neutralization of Harmony: Whither the Good Information Environment'      

Session 4 September 8th 11.30 - 13.00 Howard Bld Rec Rm

4A   Richard Mullender (Newcastle)
       '"Justice for Hedgehogs": an Oakeshottian Critique'
4B   Maris Kopcke Tinture (Oxford)
       'Legal and Moral obligation'
4C   Noam Gur (Oxford)
         'Are Legal Rules Content-Independent Reasons?'

Available Papers and Abstracts

‘Rape and the ‘Abnormal’: Meditations on Consent' by Tom Frost, University of Newcastle.
The Neutralization of Harmony Whither the Good Information Environment by Marcelo Thompson.
Legal Validity and the Law’s Moral Purpose by Maris Kopcke Tinture.
Are Legal Rules Content-Independent Reasons? by Noam Gur.
'Religious Arbitration and Autonomy' by Farrah Ahmed and Senwung Luk.
Law Conceived as a Hierarchy of Judgments for the Mediation of Human Powers. by James P. Connolly.
Partiality and Impartiality by Ministers and Judges by Scott C Styles.
Are Legal Rules Content-Independent Reasons? by Noam Gur.