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Moral aspects of legal theory : essays on law, justice, and political responsibility

Author: David Lyons
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
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In this volume, Professor Lyons outlines his fundamental views about the nature of law and its relation to morality and justice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lyons, David, 1935-
Moral aspects of legal theory.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993
(DLC) 92028985
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Lyons
OCLC Number: 708568420
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 217 pages)
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.
Responsibility: David Lyons.
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'A rich and diverse collection of important essays by one of this country's outstanding legal and political philosophers.' Jules Coleman, Yale Law School

 
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