Oza on Fictions in Legal Reasoning @westernuLaw @m_a_oza
Manish Oza, University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law, is publishing Fictions in Legal Reasoning in Dialogue. Here is the abstract.
A legal fiction is a knowingly false assumption that is given effect in a legal proceeding and that participants are not permitted to disprove. I offer a semantic pretence theory that shows how fiction-involving legal reasoning works.
Download the article from SSRN at the link.