Law and Disagreement

Law and Disagreement

by Jeremy Waldron
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198262132

ISBN-13: 9780198262138

Pub. Date: 03/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Author Jeremy Waldron has thoroughly revised thirteen of his most recent essays in order to offer a comprehensive critique of idea of the judicial review of legislation. He argues that a belief in rights is not the same as a commitment to a Bill of Rights. This book presents legislation by a representative assembly as a form of law making which is especially apt for a

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Author Jeremy Waldron has thoroughly revised thirteen of his most recent essays in order to offer a comprehensive critique of idea of the judicial review of legislation. He argues that a belief in rights is not the same as a commitment to a Bill of Rights. This book presents legislation by a representative assembly as a form of law making which is especially apt for a society whose members disagree with one another about fundamental issues of principle.

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ISBN-13:
9780198262138
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1580L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
I. A JURISPRUDENCE OF LEGISLATION
2. Legislation in jurisprudence
3. Legislation by assembly
4. Text and polyphony
5. Legislation, authority and voting
6. Legislative intent and unintentional legislation
II. DISAGREEMENT IN PRINCIPLE
7. Rawls's Political Liberalism
8. The irrelevance of moral objectivity
9. The circumstances of integrity
III. RIGHTS AND JUDICIAL REVIEW
10. Between rights and Bills of Rights
11. Participation: the right of rights
12. Disagreement and precommitment
13. The constitutional conception of democracy

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