Moral Aspects of Legal Theory: Essays on Law, Justice, and Political Responsibility

Moral Aspects of Legal Theory: Essays on Law, Justice, and Political Responsibility

by David Lyons

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ISBN-13: 9780521438353
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/1993
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. The internal morality of law; 2. On formal justice; 3. Legal formalism and instrumentalism - a pathological study; 4. Moral aspects of legal theory; 5. Formal justice and judicial precedent; 6. Derivability, defensibility and the justification of judicial decisions; 7. Constitutional interpretation and original meaning; 8. A preface to constitutional theory; 9. Basic rights and constitutional interpretation; 10. Critical analysis and constructive interpretation.

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