Summary of Young-OGEMID Symposium No. 5: "Alt-Facts and the Post-Truth Society Through an Arbitral Lens (March 2017)"
Article from: TDM 1 (2018), in Discussion / OGEMID
Young-OGEMID's fifth virtual symposium advised junior practitioners, academics and law students on how to deal with misconceptions considering that, as opposed to the general belief, lawyers are often dealing with perceptions -of either facts, people or events-. As YO moderator Professor S.I. Strong stated when introducing the event, "[l]awyers often think that they're dealing in facts, but the reality is that they are dealing with perceptions (...). What happens when those perceptions are wrong?" To answer this question, the symposium provided and interdisciplinary analysis focused on ...