Jurisprudence
Programme and Papers

Any available abstracts and papers are listed below the programme:


Session 1: Tuesday 9 September 2014 14.00-15.30 Room

1A        Phil Bielby (Hull)

            Towards a legal theory of cognitive vulnerability

1B        John Adenitire (Birmingham)

            The instrumental principles of the rule of law in contemporary pluralist societies

1C        Federico Picinali (LSE)

            The threshold lies in the method

1D        Nwudego Chinwuba (Lagos, Nigeria)

            Constitutional Recognition of religious principles: unknotting the interweb of religion, law               and Human Rights


Session 2: Tuesday 9 September 2014 16.00-17.30 Room

2A        Sarah Hitchen (Lancaster)

             A Kiss is not a Contract; Performatives, Possibilities and Rights to Love

2B        Dimitrios Tsarapatsanis (Sheffield)

             Legislation, generality and kinds of moral input

2C        Jac Armstrong (Chester)

              Revisiting Legal Interpretivism from Epistemological Perspective

2D        Thom Brooks (Durham)

             A Barrier or a Bridge? Reassessing the Life in the United Kingdom Citizenship Test


Session 3 Wednesday 10 September 2014 09.00-10.30 Room

3A        Jaanika Erne (Estonia)

            Classical Discourses on Censorship Compared to Today’s Internet Regulation

3B        Raf Geenens (Belgium)

            The Political Conception of Human Rights: Is it Sufficiently Political?

3C        Evgenii Tonkov (Russia)

            Statutory Interpretation in Russian Courts: Factors of Impact

3D        Thomas Bennett (Newcastle)

            Formalism and Procrastination: A Recipe for Stagnation in the Common law


Session 4 Wednesday 10 September 2014 14.00-15.30

4A        John Cotter (Wolverhampton)

              Preliminary Rulings by Judges or by Laws? Are the Judges of the Court Of Justice “Law-                      Conditioned Officials”?

4B        Graham Hudson (Canada)

              State Immunity, Universal Jurisdiction, and Access to Justice: A Critical Legal Pluralist                      Perspective

4C        Elaine Mak (The Netherlands)

              Judicial Decision-Making in a Globalized World: A Comparative Analysis of the Changing              Practices of Western Highest Courts

4D        Olufemi Ilesanmi (Robert Gordon University)

              Let the reconciliation start, a jurisprudential review of the universalist-relativist debate in                 international relations and law

 

Abstracts

‘A Kiss is not a Contract’; Performatives, Possibilities and Rights to Love’ by Sarah Hitchen (Lancaster.
‘Legislation, generality and kinds of moral input’ by Dimitrios Tsarapatsanis.
‘A Barrier or a Bridge? Reassessing the Life in the United Kingdom Citizenship Test’ by Thom Brooks.
‘Classical Discourses on Censorship Compared to Today’s Internet Regulaton by Jaanika Erne.
‘Statutory Interpretation in Russian Courts: Factors of Impact by Evgenii Tonkov.
‘Formalism and Procrastination: A Recipe for Stagnation in the Common law by Thomas Bennett.
Preliminary Rulings by Judges or by Laws? Are the Judges of the Court Of Justice “Law-Conditioned Officials”’? by John Cotter.
‘Let the reconciliation start, a jurisprudential review of the universalist-relativist debate in international relations and law’‘Let the reconciliation start, a jurisprudential review of the universalist-relativist debate in international relations and law’ by Olufemi Ilesanmi.
Constitutional Recognition of religious principles: unknotting the interweb of religion, law and Human Rights’ by Nwudego Chinwuba.
Constitutional Recognition of religious principles: unknotting the interweb of religion, law and Human Rights by Nwudego Chinwuba.
‘Revisiting Legal Interpretivism from Epistemological Perspective by Jac Armstrong.
‘The Political Conception of Human Rights: Is it Sufficiently Political?’ by Raf Geenens.
‘Towards a legal theory of cognitive vulnerability by Phil Bielby.
Oil producing Communities and the Petroleum Industry Bill in Nigeria: A Case for Energy Justice by Eghosa Osa Ekhator.
Future Law and the Environment – Multidisciplinary Approaches for Managing Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation in The Ganges-­?Brahmaputra-­?Meghna (GBM) by Michelle Lim & Andrew Allan.
Towards a legal theory of cognitive vulnerability by Phil Bielby.

Papers

When Formalism Fails, What Next? Privacy, Third Parties and Wainwright’s Legacy of Uncertainty by Thomas D C Bennett.
Revisiting Legal Interpretivism from Epistemological Perspectives. Jac by Jac Armstrong.
The threshold lies in the method: instructing jurors about reasoning beyond reasonable doubt by Federico Picinali.

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