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Law, norms, and authority

Author: George C Christie
Publisher: London : Duckworth, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"To what extent can legal decisions be objective and fair, and how far does government depend on the law for its legitimacy? This concise analytical book examines the theory of both individual and political justice, concluding that many modern legal philosophers have undermined the prestige of the law by exaggerated claims in its defence. This is a basic book in jurisprudence"--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George C Christie
ISBN: 0715615939 9780715615935
OCLC Number: 8665739
Notes: Spine title: Law, norms & authority.
Description: x, 181 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. The normative nature of law --
Part II. Consistency in legal reasoning --
Part III. Authority, legitimacy, and the law --
Part IV. Some additional observations.
Other Titles: Law, norms & authority
Responsibility: George C. Christie.

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"To what extent can legal decisions be objective and fair, and how far does government depend on the law for its legitimacy? This concise analytical book examines the theory of both individual and political justice, concluding that many modern legal philosophers have undermined the prestige of the law by exaggerated claims in its defence. This is a basic book in jurisprudence"--Jacket.

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