Law as a Means to an End: Threat to the Rule of Law (The Law in Context Series)
  • Law as a Means to an End: Threat to the Rule of Law (The Law in Context Series)
  • Law as a Means to an End: Threat to the Rule of Law (The Law in Context Series)

Law as a Means to an End: Threat to the Rule of Law (The Law in Context Series)

by Brian Z. Tamanaha
     
 

This book identifies the problems with viewing law as a means to an end.See more details below

Overview

This book identifies the problems with viewing law as a means to an end.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521689670
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/02/2006
Series:
Law in Context Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
254
Sales rank:
1,294,335
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The Spread of Legal Instrumentalism: 1. Non-instrumental views of law; 2. Changing society and common law in the nineteenth century; 3. Nineteenth century legislation and legal profession; 4. Instrumentalism of the legal realists; 5. Twentieth century Supreme Court instrumentalism; Part II. Contemporary Legal Instrumentalism: 6. Instrumentalism in legal academia in the 1970s; 7. Instrumentalism in theories of law; 8. Instrumentalism in the legal profession; 9. Instrumentalism of cause litigation; 10. Instrumentalism and the judiciary; 11. Instrumentalism in legislation and administration; Part III. Corroding the Rule of Law: 12. Collapse of higher law, deterioration of common good; 13. The threat to legality; Epilogue.

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