Pauline C. Westerman

University of Groningen, Faculty of Law

Prof. Dr.

9700 AS Groningen

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

11

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Scholarly Papers (11)

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Open or Autonomous: The Debate on Legal Methodology as a Reflection of the Debate on Law

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 May 2010
Pauline C. Westerman
University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
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Legal methodology, legal doctrine, autonomy of law, jurisprudence

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The Emergence of New Types of Norms

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 May 2010
Pauline C. Westerman
University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
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Goal-regulation, legislation, aspirational norms, public debate, overregulation

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Arguing About Goals: The Diminishing Scope of Legal Reasoning

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 May 2010
Pauline C. Westerman
University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
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Expert-knowledge, framework directives, hard cases, legal argumentation, legislation, ratio legis, regulation.

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Who is Regulating the Self? Self-Regulation as Outsourced Rule-Making

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 May 2010
Pauline C. Westerman
University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
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Self-regulation, goal-regulation, principal-agent relationship, legislation

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Governing by Goals: Governance as a Legal Style

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 May 2010
Pauline C. Westerman
University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
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Governance, (frame-work)directives, subsidiarity, proportionality, transparency, accountability, soft law, consensus, civil society, output-legitimacy.

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The Uneasy Marriage between Law and Equality

Laws 2015, 4, 82–90, University of Groningen Faculty of Law Research Paper 2015/19
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Pauline C. Westerman
University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
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principle of differential treatment; principle of equality; principle of equal treatment; principle of non-discrimination; right to equality

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Breaking the Circle: Goal-Legislation and the Need for Empirical Research

The Theory and Practice of Legislation, Vol.1, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Pauline C. Westerman
University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
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Goal-legislation; regulation; delegated rule-making; autonomy of law; autopoiesis; conditional reasoning; self-reference.

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Safeguarding the Public Sphere

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 May 2010
Pauline C. Westerman
University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
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Public sphere, public interest, regulation, government, regulation, representation

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The Impossibility of an Outsider's Perspective

The Objectivity in Law and Legal Reasoning, eds. Jaakko Husa and Mark van Hoecke, Hart Publishers, Oxford, 2013, pp.45-66
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Pauline C. Westerman
University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
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Pyramids and the Value of Generality

Regulation & Governance (2013) 7, 80–94
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Pauline C. Westerman
University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
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equality, flexibility, generality, reasons, rules

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Reciprocity: A Fragile Equilibrium

Netherlands Journal of Legal Philosophy, Special Issue: Reciprocity and the Normativity of Legal Orders, eds. Hans Lindahl and Bart van Klink., 2014/2, pp. 172-184. ISSN 2213-0713
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2017
Pauline C. Westerman
University of Groningen, Faculty of Law

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reciprocity, exchange-theory, natural law theory, dyadic relations, corrective justice.