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March 2018

Byse Workshop – Critical Legal Thought in Contexts

March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
WCC 3008

Session 5: The Is/Ought distinction

The fifth session focuses on a classical problem of moral theory: is one allowed to conclude an ‘ought’ from an ‘is’ and vice versa? A fundamental thread throughout this session is the question of the link between these philosophical and conceptual debates and the everyday practice of legal interpretation.

Led…

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Byse Workshop – Critical Legal Thought in Contexts

March 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
WCC 3008

Session 6: Religion and Authoritarianism

The sixth session is devoted to the question of the importance of religion in legal debates. Can law definitively rid itself of the religious connotations of natural law? Or is it doomed to remain indefinitely tainted by religious thinking?

Led by SJD Candidate Pieter…

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Byse Workshop – Critical Legal Thought in Contexts

March 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
WCC 3008

Session 7: Postmodernism and Contradictionism

The seventh session brings us back down to the technical questions raised by legal interpretation, in a peculiar context: that of “postmodernism”.

Led by SJD Candidate Pieter Van Malleghem, this workshop discusses critical legal theory in two contexts. It discusses the techniques of critical…

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Byse Workshop – Critical Legal Thought in Contexts

March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
WCC 3008

Session 7: Conclusion: Beyond Critical Legal Thought

The final session of the Workshop is meant to conclude by examining the implications of critical legal thought for politics and society.

Led by SJD Candidate Pieter Van Malleghem, this workshop discusses critical legal theory in two contexts. It discusses the techniques…

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