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Institutions of law : an essay in legal theory

Author: Neil MacCormick
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Law, state, and practical reason.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offering an account of the nature of law and legal systems in the contemporary world, this book is written with a view to elucidating law, legal concepts and legal institutions in a manner that takes account of controversies but does not get bogged down in them.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print verson:
McCormick, Neil.
Institutions of law.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006033081
(OCoLC)72161890
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil MacCormick
ISBN: 9780191714832 0191714836 9780191566318 0191566314
OCLC Number: 402662415
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 317 pages).
Contents: On normative order --
On institutional order --
Law and the constitutional state --
A problem : rules or habits? --
On persons --
Wrongs and duties --
Legal positions and relations: rights and obligations --
Legal relations and things: property --
Legal powers and validity --
Powers and public law: law and politics --
Constraints on power: fundamental rights --
Criminal law and civil society: law and morality --
Private law and civil society: law and economy --
Positive law and moral autonomy --
On law and justice --
Law and values: reflections on method.
Series Title: Law, state, and practical reason.
Other Titles: Essay in legal theory
Responsibility: Neil MacCormick.
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