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23
Nov

Reason-faith dilemma

By: SMAFassociates
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A conjecture: the principle of the ethical crisis of humanity is the imbalance between individualism and intermediate societies (couple, family, clans, party, state), inside a distant and ruthless universe. They are all separate and opposite as sinners (the same universe considered as a silent individual). Justly, Christianity explains such separation saying that death and its sting, sin, are the insurmountable fence between the individual and the individual, given that they compel us to think we have to live and die alone.

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26
Oct

Private Equity: Jargon and Hermeneutics

By: SMAFassociates

Private Equity is the field where lawyers fight on interpretation of contracts.
- Our art is doing such construction of legal expressions. We follow the Literalism (literal text of the Contract): Just read the words: All answers found in the wording, no external sources as support. The Advantage is removing judge's predisposition: you follow the contract, not what the judge wants the contract to say. Problems with Literalism are Ambiguity, Lack of precision in language itself, Words having different meanings and contexts.

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10
May

Models of A.I. in legal reasoning

By: SMAFassociates

THE NATURE OF LEGAL REASONING

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21
Apr

Abolitionism of the death penalty

By: SMAFassociates

According to general US retributivist justification for punishment (theory which maintains that punishment of a wrongdoer is justified for the reason that s/he deserves something bad to happen to him/her just because s/he has knowingly done wrong), - the death row inmate Vernon Madison (now imprisoned in Alabama) could not suffer punishment as pain, deprivation, or death. For the retributivist, it is the basic desert attached to the criminal’s immoral action alone that provides the justification for punishment, but Mr.

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