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  • Law's Meaning of Lifeby Ngaire Naffine

    Hart Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 52.20

    Whenever people go to law, they are judged for their suitability as legal persons. Are these the right kind of beings to enter legal relationships and so become legal persons? This book reveals the type of thinking that goes into such legal and metaphysical determinations about who should be capable of bearing legal rights and duties. more...

  • The Normative Claim of Lawby Stefano Bertea

    Hart Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 111.60

    This book focuses on a specific component of the normative dimension of law, namely, the normative claim of law. By 'normative claim' we mean the claim that inherent in the law is an ability to guide action by generating practical reasons having a special more...

  • The Hart-Fuller Debate in the Twenty-First Centuryby Peter Cane

    Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 98.10

    This book presents the papers and comments on those papers delivered at a colloquium held at the Australian National University in December 2008 to celebrate 50 years since the publication in the Harvard Law Review of the famous and wide-ranging debate between HLA Hart and Lon L Fuller. These essays do not to re-run that debate and they are not confined... more...

  • Administrative Justice in Contextby Michael Adler

    Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 97.20

    This book comprises a definitive collection of papers on administrative justice, written by a set of very distinguished contributors. It is divided into five parts, each of which contains articles on a particular aspect of administrative justice. The first part deals with the impact of ‘contextual changes’ on administrative justice and considers... more...

  • Feminist Judgmentsby Clare McGlynn; Rosemary Hunter; Erika Rackley

    Hart Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 45.00

    While feminist legal scholarship has thrived within universities and in some sectors of legal practice, it has yet to have much impact within the judiciary or on judicial thinking. Thus, while feminist legal scholarship has generated comprehensive critiques of existing legal doctrine, there has been little opportunity to test or apply feminist knowledge... more...

  • New Essays on the Normativity of Lawby Stefano Bertea; Georgios Pavlakos

    Hart Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 102.60

    An important part of the legal domain has to do with rule-governed conduct, and is expressed by the use of notions such as norm, obligation, duty and right. These require us to acknowledge the normative dimension of law. Normativity is, accordingly, to be regarded as a central feature of law lying at the heart of any comprehensive legal-theoretical... more...

  • On Law and Legal Reasoningby Fernando Atria

    Hart Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 102.60

    This book is about legal theory and legal reasoning. In particular,it seeks to examine the relations that obtain between law and a theory of law and legal reasoning and a theory of legal reasoning. Two features of law and legal reasoning are treated as being of particular importance in this regard: law is institutional, and legal reasoning is formal.... more...

  • The Theory of Rulesby Karl N. Llewellyn; Frederick Schauer; Frederick Schauer

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00

    Karl N. Llewellyn was one of the founders and major figures of legal realism, and his many keen insights have a central place in American law and legal understanding. Key to Llewellyn’s thinking was his conception of rules, put forward in his numerous writings and most famously in his often mischaracterized declaration that they are “pretty... more...

  • Rechtssymbolik und Reiner Schulze

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 52.25

    Hauptbeschreibung Symbolische Kommunikation ergänzt, ersetzt oder bekräftigt im Gerichtsverfahren die diskursiven Kommunikationsformen. Körperhaltungen und Gesten, Kleidung, Gerichtsarchitektur und Richterattribute vermitteln Wertvorstellungen, auf denen die Legitimität des gerichtlichen Verfahren beruht, und tragen maßgeblich zum Funktionieren der... more...

  • Kriterien für ein gutes Anusheh Rafi

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 52.25

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Positivismus ist tot - dem würde heutzutage niemand widersprechen, soweit es um einen Gesetzespositivismus geht, der meint, das konkrete Urteil aus den allgemeinen Gesetzen deduzieren zu können. Allerdings ist die Bindung des Richters an das Gesetz weiterhin in Art. 20 III GG festgeschrieben. Die Meinung, Urteile nur durch ihre... more...