Lloyd's Introduction to Jurisprudence

Author: Michael D. A. Freeman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Droit - Philosophie

Page: 1526

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Lloyd's Introduction to Jurisprudence is well established as the leading textbook on the subject. In this edition extracts have been selected from the works of more than a hundred jurists. These are supported by detailed introductory sections which give background and critical insight into the texts. This text brings together in one book a wide variety of materials which would otherwise be difficult to obtain. It also contains substantial text by way of commentary. This enables students and teachers worldwide to find, comprehend and evaluate the essential material in one of the most difficult and rewarding subjects in the syllabus.
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Understanding Jurisprudence

An Introduction to Legal Theory

Author: Raymond Wacks

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199608261

Category: Law

Page: 335

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Perfect for the student new to jurisprudence, this book provides an illuminating introduction to the central questions of legal theory. An experienced teacher of jurisprudence, Professor Wacks' approach is both accessible and entertaining, providing the ideal base for further study.
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Law's Virtues

Fostering Autonomy and Solidarity in American Society

Author: Cathleen Kaveny

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

ISBN: 1589019334

Category: Religion

Page: 304

View: 1189

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Can the law promote moral values even in pluralistic societies such as the United States? Drawing upon important federal legislation such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, legal scholar and moral theologian Cathleen Kaveny argues that it can. In conversation with thinkers as diverse as Thomas Aquinas, Pope John Paul II, and Joseph Raz, she argues that the law rightly promotes the values of autonomy and solidarity. At the same time, she cautions that wise lawmakers will not enact mandates that are too far out of step with the lived moral values of the actual community. According to Kaveny, the law is best understood as a moral teacher encouraging people to act virtuously, rather than a police officer requiring them to do so. In Law’s Virtues Kaveny expertly applies this theoretical framework to the controversial moral-legal issues of abortion, genetics, and euthanasia. In addition, she proposes a moral analysis of the act of voting, in dialogue with the election guides issued by the US bishops. Moving beyond the culture wars, this bold and provocative volume proposes a vision of the relationship of law and morality that is realistic without being relativistic and optimistic without being utopian.
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Adjudication in Action

An Ethnomethodology of Law, Morality and Justice

Author: Baudouin Dupret

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9781409431503

Category: Social Science

Page: 365

View: 5603

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A rich, praxeological study that engages with 'living law' as it unfolds in context and in action to develop a fuller understanding of what law is, Adjudication in Action engages with Wittgenstein's later thought along with recent developments in ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, to explore people's orientation around and reification of legal categories within the framework of institutional settings.
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Finance in Asia

Institutions, Regulation and Policy

Author: Qiao Liu,Paul Lejot,Douglas W. Arner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135072973

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 610

View: 6078

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Asia’s demand for second-generation financial institutions and markets needs to be met in order for the region’s further development to be sustained. This book provides a compelling, fact-based assessment of current practices and regulations in Asia’s financial institutions and markets and carefully documents the exciting opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in the region’s financial systems. This book differs in design from typical treatments of financial institutions and markets because its focus is on Asia rather than using the US model (in terms of market configurations or products) as a benchmark, and its takes a contemporary and forward-looking view of financial markets. Examples of practice from Asia are used to illustrate major accepted themes in finance and financial regulation. To the extent that Asia’s main economies share characteristics that are distinct, for example, in the relationship between government and the banking sector, or in aspects of corporate governance, the book will discuss the consequences for market operation and intermediation. The book’s carefully structured facts and rigorously argued analysis carry important implications both for students in business and law and for professionals new to financial markets in Asia. It will change the way that Asian financial markets and institutions is taught in universities as well as provide a valuable resource for professionals working in finance in Asia.
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Law and Politics

A Dilemma for Contemporary Legal Theory

Author: Mauro Zamboni

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540739262

Category: Law

Page: 166

View: 3772

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This book reconstructs and classifies, according to ideal-typical models, the different positions taken by the major contemporary legal theories as to whether and how law relates to politics. It presents a possible explanation as to why different legal theories, though often reaching diametric results, somehow must still begin from common basic points.
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