Legal Certainty Principle

Yip, M., & Ruegg, J.

Legal Certainty Principle and Uncertain Urban Spaces


The Weight of Local Geographies and Public Space
The Global Meeting on Law and Society
ISCTE University Institute of Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal

This paper interrogates the legal certainty principle with the observation of urban spaces, whose changes are characterised as uncertain, flexible, and contingent. It considers impreciseness as a paradoxical characteristic of the law in governing urban spaces.