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Interpretation and construction of law. Lacunae in law

  • Der Parasit der Überzeugungsbildung.by Matthias Kronenberger

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 59.46

    Hauptbeschreibung Matthias Kronenberger behandelt ein alltägliches Thema der praktischen gerichtlichen Tätigkeit. Er bedient sich hierzu des in der Rechtstheorie und Rechtsphilosophie bisher ungebräuchlichen Schlüsselwortes des Parasiten, mit dem an die grundlegende Arbeit des französischen Mathematikers und Philosophen Michel Serres angeknüpft wird.... more...

  • Die Pflicht zur rahmenbeschlusskonformen Auslegung.by Katrin Först

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 76.18

    Hauptbeschreibung Anlass der Untersuchung ist das Pupino-Urteil des EuGH, mit welchem der EuGH das Rechtsinstitut der richtlinienkonformen Auslegung auf EU-Rahmenbeschlüsse übertragen hat. An der Schnittstelle von Europarecht, Völkerrecht und Verfassungsrecht analysiert Katrin Först den Geltungsgrund sowie Inhalt und Umfang der Pflicht zur rahmenbeschlusskonformen... more...

  • Interpretation and Legal Theoryby Andrei Marmor

    Hart Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 68.40

    This work provides a critical assessment of Ronald Dworkin's methodological turn, away from analytical jurisprudence towards a theory of interpretation, and the issues it gives rise to. more...

  • Interpretation of Law in the Global Worldby Joanna Jemielniak; Przemyslaw Miklaszewicz

    Springer 2010; US$ 219.00

    The volume examines the impact of applying transnational rules on the repertory, methods and practice of legal interpretation. It scrutinizes how globalization processes in law - those reaching top-down (such as European law), as well as those developing bottom-up (such as the new lex mercatoria and international commercial arbitration) - influence... more...

  • Justice and the Ethics of Legal Interpretationby Susanna Lindroos-Hovinheimo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Justice and the Ethics of Legal Interpretation addresses how it is that legal texts -laws, statutes and regulations ? can, and do have meaning. Conventionally, legal decisions are justified with reference to language. But since language is always open to interpretation, and so cannot fully justify any legal decision, there is a responsibility that... more...

  • The Language of Statutesby Lawrence M. Solan

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 36.00

    Pulling the rug out from debates about interpretation, The Language of Statutes joins together learning from law, linguistics, and cognitive science to illuminate the fundamental issues and problems in this highly contested area. Here, Lawrence M. Solan argues that statutory interpretation is alive, well, and not in need of the major overhaul that... more...

  • Law, Hermeneutics and Rhetoricby Francis J. Mootz

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 275.00

    This collection of Mootz's classic essays argues that legal practice is a hermeneutical and rhetorical event that can best be understood and theorized in those terms. Whereas contemporary legal theory is fragmented, this 'return' to hermeneutics and rhetoric as touchstones for law embraces dynamic traditions and provides the resources for... more...

  • Law and Objectivityby Kent Greenawalt

    Oxford University Press, USA 1995; US$ 37.99

    In modern times the idea of the objectivity of law has been undermined by skepticism about legal institutions, disbelief in ideals of unbiased evaluation, and a conviction that language is indeterminate. Greenawalt here considers the validity of such skepticism, examining such questions as: whether the law as it exists provides determinate answers... more...

  • Materials, Preparation, and Characterization in Thermoelectricsby David Michael Rowe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.95

    This book includes updated theoretical considerations which provide an insight into avenues of research most likely to result in further improvements in material performance. It details the latest techniques for the preparation of thermoelectric materials employed in energy harvesting, together with advances in the thermoelectric characterisation... more...

  • The Nature of Legislative Intentby Richard Ekins

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 69.99

    Are legislatures able to form and act on intentions? The question matters because the interpretation of statutes is often thought to centre on the intention of the legislature and because the way in which the legislature acts is relevant to the authority it does or should enjoy. Many scholars argue that legislative intent is a fiction: the legislative... more...