A Simple Computational Model for Nonmonotonic and Adversarial Legal Reasoning

@inproceedings{Sartor1993ASC,
  title={A Simple Computational Model for Nonmonotonic and Adversarial Legal Reasoning},
  author={Giovanni Sartor},
  booktitle={ICAIL},
  year={1993}
}
In many commonsense contexts only incoherent and conflicting information is available. In such contexts reasonable conclusions must be derived from inconsistent sets of premises. This is especially the case in legal reasoning: legal norms can be issued by different authorities, in different times, to reach incompatible socio-political objectives, and the meaning of those norms can be semantically indeterminate. Logic deduction alone is insufficient to derive justified conclusions out of… CONTINUE READING

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