Legal Reasoning and Political Conflict / Edition 1

Legal Reasoning and Political Conflict / Edition 1

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by Cass R. Sunstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195118049

ISBN-13: 9780195118049

Pub. Date: 02/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In Legal Reasoning and Political Conflict, Cass R. Sunstein, one of America's best known commentators on our legal system, offers a bold, new thesis about how the law should work in America, arguing that the courts best enable people to live together, despite their diversity, by resolving particular cases without taking sides in broader, more abstract conflicts.

Overview

In Legal Reasoning and Political Conflict, Cass R. Sunstein, one of America's best known commentators on our legal system, offers a bold, new thesis about how the law should work in America, arguing that the courts best enable people to live together, despite their diversity, by resolving particular cases without taking sides in broader, more abstract conflicts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195118049
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Law Amid Diversity3
1Reasoning and Legal Reasoning13
2Incompletely Theorized Agreements35
3Analogical Reasoning62
4Understanding (and Misunderstanding) the Rule of Law101
5In Defense of Casuistry121
6Without Reasons, Without Rules136
7Adapting Rules, Privately and Publicly148
8Interpretation167
Conclusion: Law and Politics191
Notes197
Index211

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