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Legal Knowledge and Information Systems: JURIX 2005: The by P. Spyns M.F. Moens

By P. Spyns M.F. Moens

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This paper argues that legal norms are in many contexts better understood as expressions of a ceteris paribus preference, and that this viewpoint adequately accounts for normative conflict and contrary-toduty norms. 1. A Workbench for Legal Knowledge Engineering Deontic concepts are not easily combined with industry standards like UML and OWL. We experienced this when in the DTCA a UML CASE tool was used, even though this created major problems for representing normative knowledge (cf. [7]). Large organizations are however not easily convinced to abandon “commercial standards” or widely used CASE tools, if only because of a, generally justifiable, perception of lack of continuity and quality of technical support of more experimental systems.

If we observe a pattern of agents revealing the same preference, we may infer that having the preference is normal. The legal norm is an extension of the social norm in a specific kind of social system. Directing others to adopt preferences is the core business of legislators. Since legal norms are usually communicated by prose, the preferences that the legislator communicates to us are understood as a system of declarations and directives (obligations, permissions, and prohibitions). This is by no means the only way to direct others: teachers usually grade the work of students for instance, which is a declarative act, and in this act implicitly direct others.

A. from psychology (viz. [23]), that the common sense interpretation of permission is indeed symmetric. a. Opalek and Wolenski in [27]. In law, it is for instance generally accepted that freedom of expression includes the freedom to keep your opinion to yourself. a. Alchourron and Bulygin in [1], and compatibility with existing theories of deontic reasoning demands the asymmetry. The permission only becomes meaningful if it interferes with one or more obligations or prohibitions, and is used in a reasoning system that chooses between incompatible deontic statements and for some reason prefers the permission.

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