Legal conflict detection in interacting legal systems

Tingting Li, Tina Balke, Marina De Vos, Julian Padget, Ken Satoh

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Abstract

Acting under several jurisdictions at the same time is becoming the norm rather than the exception, certainly for companies but also (sometimes without knowing) for individuals. In these circumstances disparities among the different laws are inevitable. Here, we present a mathematical and a computational model of interacting legal specifications, along with a mechanism to find conflicts between them. We illustrate the approach by a case study using European Privacy law.

Conference

Conference1st International Jurix Doctoral Consortium and Poster Sessions, JURIX-DoCoPe 2013, in Conjunction with the 26th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, JURIX 2013
CountryItaly
CityBologna
Period11/12/1313/12/13

Keywords

  • Answer set programming
  • Interacting legal systems
  • Legal conflict detection

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    Li, T., Balke, T., De Vos, M., Padget, J., & Satoh, K. (2014). Legal conflict detection in interacting legal systems. 1st International Jurix Doctoral Consortium and Poster Sessions, JURIX-DoCoPe 2013, in Conjunction with the 26th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, JURIX 2013, Bologna , Italy.