New Article on Formal Logic as a Tool for Legislative Drafting in Loophole

“Loophole” is the journal of the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel.

The most recent edition of Loophole, available at Loophole - 2021-02 (2021-10-26).pdf ( includes an article by our own @MatthewWaddington on formal logic and its relevance as a tool for legislative drafting. It covers the basics of propositional logic, plus modal deontic concepts, specifically Hoefeldian concepts.

The paper starts at page 56 of the PDF.