Readings in the philosophy of law /

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Other Authors: Arthur, John, 1946-2007, Shaw, William H., 1948-
Format: Book
Published: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2010
Edition:5th ed
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Table of Contents:
  • The adversary system and the practice of law
  • The rule of law
  • The moral force of law
  • Statutes
  • Precedents
  • Constitutional interpretation
  • Natural law and legal positivism: classical perspectives
  • Formalism and legal realism
  • Morality and the law
  • International law
  • Law and economics
  • The justification of punishment
  • The rights of defendants
  • Sentencing
  • Criminal responsibility
  • Compensating for private harms: the law of torts
  • Private ownership: the law of property
  • Private agreements: the law of contract
  • Church and state
  • Personal liberty and privacy
  • Freedom of speech
  • Equality