Use and Abuse of Law in the Athenian Courts
Organisers: I. Giannadaki, C. Carey
Tuesday 16th April
Key-note Speech, Chair: C.CAREY
M. Gagarin - " Abuse is in the Eye of the Beholder (keynote speech) "
SESSION 1, Chair: C. Carey
I. Arnaoutoglou - " «…τους νόμους διαστρέφειν...» What is (ab)use of law in 4th-century Athens? "
R. Osborne - " The Elasticity of the Athenian Law "
E. M. Harris - " The Athenian View of an Athenian Trial "
Wednesday 17th April
SESSION 1, Chair: L. HORVATH
A. Efstathoiu - " Playing games with law: the case of Demosthenes and Aeschines "
L. Rubinstein - " Clauses out of context: partial citation of statutes in Attic forensic oratory "
A. L. Delli Pizzi - " Impiety and the Legal Sphere: Analysis of Athenian Court Speeches "
SESSION 2, Chair: M. GAGARIN
D. Mirhady - " Crime-scene Athens: Homicide and the Problem of Place "
M. Edwards - " The use and abuse of law in the speeches of Antiphon "
D. Phillips - " Athenian Homicide Law and the Model Penal Code "
SESSION 3, Chair: M. EDWARDS
M. Aloumpi - " Law, hybris, and the untold story of Meidias' offence (Dem. 21) "
B. Griffith-Williams - " Use or Abuse of diamartyria in an Athenian inheritance case? "
SESSION 4, Chair: R. OSBORNE
L. Horváth - " Delaying the legal Procedure "
N. Sato - " Abusing Legal Procedures for Impeding Legal Procedure "
Thursday 18th April
SESSION 1, Chair: C. KREMMYDAS
F. Carugati - " Nie Pozwalam! The patrios politeia debate and the procedure of graphe paranomon revisited "
V. Wohl - " Jurisdiction and jurisprudence in D. 23 "
I. Giannadaki - " Throwing sand in the eyes of the dikastai "
M. Canevaro - " Laws against Laws: the Athenian ideology of legislation and its abuses "
SESSION 2, Chair: B. GRIFFITH-WILLIAMS
E. Volonaki - " The abuse of the eisangelia procedure in the fourth century B.C "
A. Lanni - " Law, Norms, and Persuasion in Against Leocrates "
R. Hatzilambrou - " Isaios' abuse of law: a scholarly misconception? "
SESSION 3, Chair: A. LANNI
G. Thür - " Misuse of the laws of homologein, ancient and modern "
K. Apostolakis - " Liturgies and the Rhetoric of Law in Fourth-century Athens "
D. Spatharas - " Emotions and the Law "
SESSION 4, Chair: V. WOHL
C. Carey - " Legal Play in Menander "
The organisers are pleased to announce that the oral presentations are also available on the iTunes Store, accessible to a wider audience, for use both by professionals in research and teaching and by interested members of the public.
Monday 5th August 2013
After the successful 'Use and Abuse' conference in April 2013 and the publication of the talks online, the organisers are pleased to announce that they are also planning to publish the proceedings in book form. 'The best is yet to come'. More updates to follow soon.