Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items for:

  • Philosophy of Law x
Clear All

View:

Ordinary MeaningA Theory of the Most Fundamental Principle of Legal Interpretation

Ordinary Meaning: A Theory of the Most Fundamental Principle of Legal Interpretation

Brian G. Slocum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226304854
eISBN:
9780226304991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304991.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

There is a long-standing judicial commitment to interpreting language in legal texts according to its ‘ordinary meaning’. That is, courts have uniformly agreed that words in legal texts should be ... More

The Theory of Rules

The Theory of Rules

Karl N. Llewellyn

Fredrick Schauer (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487953
eISBN:
9780226487977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487977.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Karl N. Llewellyn was one of the founders and major figures of legal realism, and his many keen insights have a central place in American law and legal understanding. Key to Llewellyn's thinking was ... More

View: