ISBN-10:
9048173388
ISBN-13:
9789048173389
Pub. Date:
11/19/2010
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Interpretation, Law and the Construction of Meaning: Collected Papers on Legal Interpretation in Theory, Adjudication and Political Practice / Edition 1

Interpretation, Law and the Construction of Meaning: Collected Papers on Legal Interpretation in Theory, Adjudication and Political Practice / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9789048173389
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/19/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
Pages: 219
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Biographical Notes. Introduction.
PART I: LEGAL THEORY. 1. Law as Fact, Law as Fiction: A Tripartite Model of Legal Communication; H. van Schooten. 2. Lexical indeterminacy: contextualism and rule-following in common law adjudication; R. Charnock. 3. Topical Jurisprudence: Reconciliation of Law and Rhetoric; A. Soboleva. 4. Legal Speech Acts as Intersubjective Communicative Action; D. Cao.
PART II: JUDICIAL REASONING. 5. Who needs fact when you’ve got narrative? The case of P,C&S vs United Kingdom; C. Baldwin. 6. Taking Facts Seriously; M. Henket. 7. Transforming Ambiguity into Vagueness in legal Interpretation; M. Azar.
PART III: APPLICATION OF LAW IN POLITICAL PRACTICE. 8. The Inclusive/Exclusive Nation: Blacks and Indigenous Peoples in the Construction of the Nation in Colombia; F.S. Benavides Vanegas. 9. Global Values And Floating Borders In The Brazilian Amazon; P. Virtanen. 10. Landmarks for Aboriginal Law in Australia; A.T.M. Schreiner. REFERENCES.

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