What is law? What is it for? How should judges decide novel cases when the statutes and earlier decisions provide no clear answer? Do judges make up new law in such cases, or is there some higher law in which they discover the correct answer? Must everyone always obey the law? If not, when is a citizen morally free to disobey?
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Ronald Dworkin is Sommer Professor of Law and Philosophy at New York University and Jeremy Bentham Professor of Jurisprudence at University College London.Review:
Dworkin's writing launches a frontal attack on the two concepts, utilitarianism and legal positivism, that have dominated Anglo-American jurisprudence in the 20th century... Dworkins theories have created shock waves among jurisprudential scholars.
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Book Description Duckworth & Co, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0715611747
Book Description Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110715611747