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Law's empire

Author: Ronald Dworkin
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, ©1986.
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The author argues for judicial decision making to be based on interpretation rather than simply applying past legal decisions. This judicial interpretation should be based on theory insisting "fundamental point of law is not to report consensus or provide efficient means to social goals, but to answer the requirement that a political community act in a coherent and principled manner toward all its  Read more...
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Dworkin, Ronald.
Law's empire.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)565882712
Online version:
Dworkin, Ronald.
Law's empire.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, ©1986
(OCoLC)604562568
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Dworkin
ISBN: 0674518357 9780674518353 0674518365 9780674518360
OCLC Number: 12945691
Description: xiii, 470 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: What is law? --
Interpretive concepts --
Jurisprudence revisited --
Conventionalism --
Pragmatism and personification --
Integrity --
Integrity in law --
The Common law --
Statutes --
The Constitution --
Law beyond law.
Responsibility: Ronald Dworkin.

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The author argues for judicial decision making to be based on interpretation rather than simply applying past legal decisions. This judicial interpretation should be based on theory insisting "fundamental point of law is not to report consensus or provide efficient means to social goals, but to answer the requirement that a political community act in a coherent and principled manner toward all its members."--Publisher's description.

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