NOVA Argumentation, a Knowledge Centre within the NOVA School Law, is dedicated to advanced research and training in the field of legal argumentation. Established in January 2023, its goals are:
- To develop and disseminate research in the areas of legal argumentation, legal reasoning, and legal theory, both general and applied to legal practice.
- To design and deliver advanced training sessions on legal argumentation and legal writing aimed at the non-academic community of legal professionals (especially magistrates and lawyers).
- To hold an international seminar series, as well as regular international conferences, on legal argumentation and legal theory.
- To support the teaching and supervision of dissertations and research projects in the areas of legal argumentation, legal reasoning, and legal theory.
Legal Argumentation Conference
19 and 20 October 2023
A two-day international conference with leading experts on legal argumentation, on topics including legal rhetoric, the judicial duty to give reasons, several of the most important types of legal argument and feminist perspectives on legal argumentation — among several others.
Programme, more information & registrations, please click here.