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Conclusion

Neil Duxbury

in Random Justice: On Lotteries and Legal Decision-Making

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268253
eISBN:
9780191683466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268253.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book has illustrated the advantages and drawbacks of chance and randomized social decision-making, claiming that arguments concerning such decision-making more often than not require ... More


Contextualizing the Lottery

Neil Duxbury

in Random Justice: On Lotteries and Legal Decision-Making

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268253
eISBN:
9780191683466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268253.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

While the lottery has never been adopted as a general social decision-making tool, it has, in the past, been used to resolve a fairly wide variety of matters. Yet, today, to seriously entertain the ... More


The Spectre of Chance

Neil Duxbury

in Random Justice: On Lotteries and Legal Decision-Making

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268253
eISBN:
9780191683466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268253.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chance offers no guarantee that one will get the outcome that one desires. Just as we can be its beneficiaries, so too we may be its victims. Luck rests at the foundation of our moral judgements: the ... More


Introduction

Neil Duxbury

in Random Justice: On Lotteries and Legal Decision-Making

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268253
eISBN:
9780191683466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268253.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Within the literature of legal philosophy, the idea of deciding by lot to dispense justice is almost wholly insignificant. It is a quirky idea that sometimes serves as a foil for those endeavouring ... More


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