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Freedom's law : the moral reading of the American constitution

Author: Ronald Dworkin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays discussing almost all of the great constitutional issues from the 1970s-1990s, including abortion, euthanasia and capital punishment. Professor Dworkin offers a liberal view of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Dworkin
ISBN: 0198265573 9780198265573 0198264704 9780198264705
OCLC Number: 264853917
Description: viii, 427 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The moral reading and the majoritarian premise --
Roe in danger --
Verdict postponed --
What the Constitution says --
Roe was saved --
Do we have a right to die? --
Gag rule and affirmative action --
The press on trial --
Why must speech be free? --
Pornography and hate --
MacKinnon's words --
Why academic freedom? --
Bork : the Senate's responsibility --
What Bork's defeat meant --
Bork's own postmortem --
The Thomas nomination --
Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas --
Learned Hand --
Does Britain need a Bill of Rights?
Responsibility: Ronald Dworkin.
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'The essays cover the (mostly American) major legal excitements of the past ten years...They are invariably lucid and elegant.' Times Higher Education Supplement 'High quality argument about matters Read more...

 
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