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Carel Smith

Dr. C.E. Smith, Director of Research Courses at Meijers Research Institute and Graduate School
Carel Smith

Carel E. Smith is associate professor Legal Theory at Leiden University. He is also Director of Research Programs of the Graduate School, and Dean of PhD candidates at the Meijers Research Institute of Leiden Law School. His research and teaching revolve around legal methodology and fundamental legal concepts. His current research focuses on topics such as the relation between rules and facts in law, the function of language and culture in legal adjudication, and the importance of metaphors in law and legal theory.

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