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|Title||Readings in the Philosophy of Law |
|Publication Type||Book |
|Year of Publication||2010 |
|Authors||Arthur, J, Shaw, WH |
|Publisher||Pearson Prentice Hall |
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.