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Law's empire

Author: Ronald Dworkin
Publisher: Oxford : Hart Pub., 1998, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Reprinted 2017View all editions and formats
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In this reprint of Law's Empire, Ronald Dworkin reflects on the nature of the law, its given authority, its application in democracy, the prominent role of interpretation in judgment, and the relations of lawmakers and lawgivers to the community on whose behalf they pronounce. For that community, Law's Empire provides a judicious and coherent introduction to the place of law in our lives.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Dworkin
ISBN: 1841130419 9781841130415
OCLC Number: 40752182
Description: xiii, 470 pages ; 20 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 --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Ronald Dworkin.

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