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Pictorial Law

Author : Volker Boehme-Neßler
ISBN : 3642118895
Genre : Law
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We live in a digital Media Society, in which pictures are becoming more and more important. So, human communication is increasingly becoming a visual communication. That is not a new finding. But the new question is: What does this development mean for the law? Up to now the law is the part of the society which is most sceptical towards images. Law has still resisted the visual temptation. This will not last for ever. The rush of pictures in everyday life and in every part of the society is much too strong - and it is even getting stronger. The invasion of images will change the character of modern law deeply. Modern law will become a Pictorial Law.What are the chances and the risks of Pictorial Law and visual law communication? This is the topic of the book.

Imago Decidendi

Author : Peter Goodrich
ISBN : 9789004354340
Genre : Art
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This article seeks to displace the traditional concept of precedent as based upon textual reasoning with a concept of imago decidendi or the binding image of a prior decision.

The Art Of Law

Author : Stefan Huygebaert
ISBN : 9783319907871
Genre : Law
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The contributions to this volume were written by historians, legal historians and art historians, each using his or her own methods and sources, but all concentrating on topics from the broad subject of historical legal iconography. How have the concepts of law and justice been represented in (public) art from the Late Middle Ages onwards? Justices and rulers had their courtrooms, but also churches, decorated with inspiring images. At first, the religious influence was enormous, but starting with the Early Modern Era, new symbols and allegories began appearing. Throughout history, art has been used to legitimise the act of judging, but artists have also satirised the law and the lawyers; architects and artisans have engaged in juridical and judicial projects and, in some criminal cases, convicts have even been sentenced to produce works of art. The book illustrates and contextualises the various interactions between law and justice on the one hand, and their artistic representations in paintings, statues, drawings, tapestries, prints and books on the other.

Ai Approaches To The Complexity Of Legal Systems

Author : Ugo Pagallo
ISBN : 9783030001780
Genre : Artificial intelligence
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This book includes revised selected papers from five International Workshops on Artificial Intelligence Approaches to the Complexity of Legal Systems, AICOL VI to AICOL X, held during 2015-2017: AICOL VI in Braga, Portugal, in December 2015 as part of JURIX 2015; AICOL VII at EKAW 2016 in Bologna, Italy, in November 2016; AICOL VIII in Sophia Antipolis, France, in December 2016; AICOL IX at ICAIL 2017 in London, UK, in June 2017; and AICOL X as part of JURIX 2017 in Luxembourg, in December 2017. The 37 revised full papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected form 69 submissions. They represent a comprehensive picture of the state of the art in legal informatics. The papers are organized in six main sections: legal philosophy, conceptual analysis, and epistemic approaches; rules and norms analysis and representation;legal vocabularies and natural language processing; legal ontologies and semantic annotation; legal argumentation; and courts, adjudication and dispute resolution.

Problems Of Normativity Rules And Rule Following

Author : Michał Araszkiewicz
ISBN : 9783319093758
Genre : Law
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This book focuses on the problems of rules, rule-following and normativity as discussed within the areas of analytic philosophy, linguistics, logic and legal theory. Divided into four parts, the volume covers topics in general analytic philosophy, analytic legal theory, legal interpretation and argumentation, logic as well as AI& Law area of research. It discusses, inter alia, “Kripkenstein’s” sceptical argument against rule-following and normativity of meaning, the role of neuroscience in explaining the phenomenon of normativity, conventionalism in philosophy of law, normativity of rules of interpretation, some formal approaches towards rules and normativity as well as the problem of defeasibility of rules. The aim of the book is to provide an interdisciplinary approach to an inquiry into the questions concerning rules, rule-following and normativity.

Power And Image In Early Modern Europe

Author : Jessica Goethals
ISBN : UOM:39015073627740
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Are images and spectacles fundamental mediators of power relationships in the West? This book draws upon the language of cultural studies to investigate a contemporary hypothesis in the shifting ideological landscape of early modern Europe. Apparently aesthetic choices by artists may also have been the means to consolidate and subvert institutionalized or non-institutionalized bodies of power. Meanwhile, communities in Europe reacted to the intrinsic power of the image in literature and letters, commenting upon both its use and abuse. Both diachronic and geographic connections are made among disparate but important moments of image making in the twelfth through seventeenth centuries. The influence of Descartes is traced from La Rochefoucauld and the communal spectacles of the Ancien Règime salon, to the Netherlands and Rembrandt's sketch, Death of the Virgin. Shakespeare bears similar anxieties about Joan of Arc's transgression of gender boundaries in Henry VI, as does Castiglione's Courtier when serving the Renaissance Prince. Spenser's dilemma about the (non)difference between fiction and history resolves itself in the same way as does the Byzantine rejection of iconoclasm. Other articles in the collection examine anomie in Vatican frescoes by Giorgio Vasari, corporeal decay and the supernatural as spectacle on the early modern English stage, and affective self-perception and subjectivity in the scoring of Italian opera. [..] not as just a conference volume, but [as] an organic group of essays on early modernity. The essays span an impressive number of cultures - from Byzantium to England, Italy and Spain to the Netherlands - and theorize the image from a number of disciplinary vantage points. Not surprisingly, art history and theatre are well-represented, but so are music history and literary studies. Most of the essays are short, but sufficiently developed to allow for thoughtful arguments on the status of the visual in early modern culture: on the stage, on the page, and as artistic and musical representation. [...] they [do] deliver fine close readings and leave me sufficiently intrigued to want to return to, or familiarize myself with, the original texts. I come away from this collection encouraged about the state of graduate studies in Europe and North America. Jane Tylus, Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, New York University The essays are interdisciplinary and touch upon many themes that lie outside my own field of specialization. I was therefore surprised and pleased to find them not only original and instructive, but also inviting and accessible to the non-specialist. Although they range far with respect to chronology and theoretical suppositions, they are coherently united in their concern for the functioning of the image in the conservation, revision or critique of socio-political power in their respective cultural contexts. I will mention three essays, representing three different fields, as striking examples of disparate images used to consolidate, reconstruct or overthrow the dominant powers of their times. Kathryn Falzareno's essay, Mother's Milk and Deborah's Sword, is a close reading of Shakespeare's portrayal of Joan of Arc in Henry VI. It is a close analysis of the paradoxical status of Joan, Saint of the French, strumpet for the English, Christian warrior maiden, contrasting with Deborah in the Ancient Testament. The dominant and totally unexpected image which brings together the contradictions embodied by Joan are the breasts, the source of nurture in the figure of Mary, but an encumbrance for the mythological amazons who removed one breast to facilitate their use of the bow. Ljubica Ilic's Echo and Narcissus: Labyrinths of the Self, is an elegant reading of echo music, the apparently impossible translation of the Ovidian story into music and opera. Ovid's story represents the nymph Echo as the auditory equivalent of Narcissus' reflection -- echoing sound as reflecting light. Ovid's echo myth undoubtedly influenced opera by Jacopo Peri (during the time of the Medici) and then, Monteverdi in the musical setting of Orfeo. Finally, Elissa Auerbach's Taking Mary's Pulse: Cartesianism and Modernity in Rembrandt's 'Death of the Virgin' is a brilliant commentary on the Dutch painter's rendering of an ancient theme, the dormition of the Virgin, but at the center of the painting is the figure of a physician taking the pulse of her limp hand. The intrusion of this scientific element in the ancient iconography of the event of Mary's death is the unmistakeable sign of the wave of modernity that swept over the Netherlands with the popularity of Cartesian philosophy and science. John Freccero, Professor of Italian and Comp. Lit., NYU

Legal Consciousness Of Copyright And The Tension Between Legal And Normative Power

Author : John Crawford Thomson
ISBN : WISC:89088991385
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Modern Communications Law

Author : Donald E. Lively
ISBN : UOM:39015019477606
Genre : Law
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The book contains several structural innovations calculated to enhance the teaching and learning process. The selection and editing of cases and other primary materials reflect the author's experience with topics that facilitate animated discussion. Additionally, the text is extensively annotated with pinpoint citations which heighten the book's utility for research and reference purposes. A particularly notable feature is the introduction of case summaries preceding all major court opinions.

Transnational Law Contemporary Problems

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ISBN : UCAL:B5130055
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Library Of Congress Catalog Motion Pictures And Filmstrips

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : WISC:89015339930
Genre : Filmstrips
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