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Legal Theory Ian McLeod

Legal Theory By Ian McLeod

Legal Theory by Ian McLeod


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Why do some rules have the status of law while others do not? Is law simply a matter of rules anyway? What is justice? Legal Theory asks questions such as these and explains some of the answers that legal theorists have given over the ages, from Ancient Greece to the present day.

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Legal Theory by Ian McLeod

Why do some rules have the status of law while others do not? Is law simply a matter of rules anyway? What is justice? Legal Theory asks questions such as these and explains some of the answers that legal theorists have given over the ages, from Ancient Greece to the present day.

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'By using practical examples from primary sources to illustrate his explanations of theory, the author helps to bring the subject alive.' - Dr David Marrani, School of Law, University of Essex

About Ian McLeod

IAN MCLEOD is Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Stirling, UK. Following professional experience as a local government lawyer and a prosecuting solicitor, he specialized in teaching Legal Theory, Legal Method and Public Law. He is the author of Legal Method, Key Concepts in Law and (with Simon Askey) Studying Law, all published by Palgrave Macmillan.

Table of Contents

The Nature of Legal Theory: From Laws to Law.- An Overview of the Relationship between Law and Morality.- The Natural Law Tradition.- English Analytical Positivism.- Kelsen's Hierarchy of Norms.- The Revival of Natural Law: Fuller and Finnis.- Policies, Principles, Rights and Interpretation: Dworkin's Theory of Law.- American Realism.- Critical Perspectives on Law.- Theories of Justice.- Law and Morality.

Additional information

GOR005832813
9780230362048
0230362044
Legal Theory by Ian McLeod
Used - Good
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
2012-08-23
264
N/A
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