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Living on the Fault Line: The Reasonable Person and the Developmentally Disabled

Mayo Moran

in Rethinking the Reasonable Person: An Egalitarian Reconstruction of the Objective Standard

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247820
eISBN:
9780191714788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247820.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

As the common law's tool for identifying behaviour that attracts neither censure nor legal liability, the reasonable person plays a central role in the law of negligence. Only those who emulate the ... More


Ordinary Prudence, Equality, and the Rule of Law

Mayo Moran

in Rethinking the Reasonable Person: An Egalitarian Reconstruction of the Objective Standard

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247820
eISBN:
9780191714788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247820.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

It is significant that both the developmentally disabled and women have suffered sufficiently discriminatory histories that they are now often the focus of equality concern both in the law and in the ... More


We Walk: Life with Severe Autism

Amy S. F. Lutz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751394
eISBN:
9781501751417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751394.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In this collection of essays, the author writes openly about her experience as a mother of a now twenty-one-year-old son with severe autism. The author's human emotion drives through each page and ... More


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