18th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law 2017

18th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law 2017

The 18th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law (IRSL 2017, hosted by the Cardozo Law School 55 5th Ave, New York, in collaboration with the University of Roma Tre – Law School), will take place from 25 May to 27 May 2017. The use and practice of exemplarity are rooted in classic rhetoric, literature, politics and law. Because of the shift from pre-modern to modern ways of thinking – […]

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International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law
Singularity, Generality and Exemplarity in Legal

Discourse
New York, 25-27 May 2017
Thursday May 25
Cardozo Law School
55 5th Ave, New York

15 – 16 Introduction

Peter GOODRICH (Cardozo Law School)

Angela CONDELLO (University of Roma Tre, University of Turin)

16 – 16.30 COFFEE BREAK

16.30 – 17.30 Exemplarity: Singularity, Generality, Concreteness, Abstraction, Hypoteticals

Silvia NICCOLAI (University of Cagliari), Rediscovering the dialectic between singularity and generality: a chance for diversity, and freedom

José Manuel AROSO LINHARES (University of Coimbra), Exemplarity as concreteness or the challenge of institutionalizing a productive circle between past and present, old and new

Karen PETROSKI (Saint Louis University School of Law), Harnessing Hypotheticals: How to Argue About Meaning

Chair – Peter GOODRICH (Cardozo Law School)

17.30 – 18.15 Discussion

DINNER

Friday May 26
Cardozo Law School
55 5th Ave, New York

9 – 10 Aesthetics of Exemplarity
Julen ETXABE (University of Helsinki), Seeing the Whole in a Fragment: ThePanecastic Method of Jacques Rancière

Pedro de OLIVEIRA and Tiago PIMENTEL ANDRADE, The View of
Understanding of as Art and its Contribution to the Systematic Prospective

Mark ANTAKI (McGill University), title t.b.a.

Chair – Thomas GIDDENS (St Mary’s University)

10 – 10.45 Discussion

10.45 – 11.15 COFFEE BREAK

11.15 – 12.15 Deduction, Induction, Exemplary reasoning

Carel SMITH (University of Leiden), Deduction and the Rhetoric of Literality
Anita SOBOLEVA (University of Moscow), Sources of Law v. Sources of Arguments: Positivist and Rhetorical Approach to Law and Legal Reasoning

Ana Margarida SIMÕES GAUDÊNCIO (University of Coimbra), From the dichotomy norms/facts to the connection system/problem in the judicial organization of law: logical deduction vs. analogical judgment in adjudication

Chair – Angela CONDELLO (University of Roma Tre, University of Turin)
12.15 – 13 Discussion

13 – 15 LUNCH BREAK

15 – 16 Humanism of Exemplarity

Paolo HERITIER (University of Turin), Aesthetics of singularity in Law and Humanities: the conception of the example in philosophical jurisprudence and in the poetic Iconomics of Vico

Massimo LEONE (University of Turin), The Doodling of Jesus: The Aspectuality of Law

Fabiana PINHO (University of Kiel, University of Sao Paulo), Human dignity at the European Court of Human Rights: how do problems become solutions?

Chair – Erica WEITZMANN (Northwestern University)

16 – 16.45 Discussion

16.45 – 17.15 COFFEE BREAK

17.15 – 18.15 Fictionality of Exemplarity

Thomas GIDDENS (St Mary’s University), Law and the Multiframe: On Comics and Other Ways of Knowing

Terezie SMEJKALOVA (Masaryk University, Brno), Showing by fiction: Audience of extra-legal references in judicial decisions

Chair – Silvia NICCOLAI (University of Cagliari)

18.15 – 19 Discussion

DINNER

Saturday May 27
NYU Production Lab
16 Washington Place

9 – 10 Exemplarity between Rituals, Morality, and Normativity

Michał DUDEK and Mateusz STĘPIEŃ (Jagellonian University, Krakow), Power Distance in Courtroom – An Outline of Variables Constituting the Phenomenon

Elisabeth ENEROTH (University of Frankfurt, Normative Orders), Exemplarity in Critical Substantive Validity Testing of Legal Norms

Leandro SANTOS DA GUARDA (University of Roma Tre), A possible compromise? Legal individualism and individual morality in criminal law

Chair – Paolo HERITIER (University of Turin) and Massimo LEONE (University
of Turin)
10 – 10.45 Discussion

10.45 – 11.15 COFFEE BREAK

11.15 – 12.30 Discussion of Hans Lipps’ Instance, example, case, and the relationship of the legal case to the law

Erica WEITZMAN (Northwestern University)
Angela CONDELLO (University of Roma Tre, University of Turin)

12.30 – 13 Conclusions