Towards a Theory of Legal Argumentation in the Context of a Critical Discussion
The ideas of various approaches to legal argumentation have been discussed in the previous chapters. To conclude the discussion, this chapter indicates in which respects the ideas developed in these approaches contribute to a theory for analyzing and evaluating legal argumentation, and in which respect the theory of legal argumentation could be elaborated.
KeywordsLegal Rule Argumentation Scheme Argumentation Theory Legal Argumentation Legal Decision
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- 1.The interconnections between these theories become apparent from the fact that there are several joint publications: Aarnio, Alexy, Peczenik (1981), Alexy and Peczenik (1990) and the contributions of Aarnio, Alexy, MacCormick and Peczenik in MacCormick and Summers (1991).Google Scholar