Methodology Seminar

10 ECTS / 1st semester / English

This is a seminar on the methodology of legal argument, taking as a paradigm the judicial point of view. The aim of the seminar is to encourage students to adopt a reflective or argumentative (as opposed to 'plain fact' or 'legaslistic') attitude about the law, as well as to introduce or revisit some of the key texts of legal theory.



Gonçalo de Almeida Ribeiro is Judge of the Constitutional Court of Portugal and Professor of Law at Universidade Católica Portuguesa. He is a member of the…