Giovanni Tuzet

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This paper deals with the role of abductive inference in legal reasoning. Both in the determination of the relevant facts and in the determination of their legal consequences abductive inference plays a crucial role, being the first step of such reasoning tasks. Two kinds of legal abduction are distinguished: an explanatory one aiming at the reconstruction(More)
We remark that the A Contrario Argument is an ambiguous technique of justification of judicial decisions. We distinguish two uses and versions of it, strong and weak, taking as example the normative sentence “Underprivileged citizens are permitted to apply for State benefit”. According to the strong version, only underprivileged citizens are permitted to(More)
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