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Causes and Consequences of Diverse Legal Values

Michael A. Bailey and Forrest Maltzman

in The Constrained Court: Law, Politics, and the Decisions Justices Make

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151045
eISBN:
9781400840267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151045.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses how historical context and personal experiences influence the legal values of justices, but the connections are imperfect and unpredictable. It argues that legal values are not ... More


Redemption Under Law

George P. Fletcher

in Our Secret Constitution: How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195156287
eISBN:
9780199872169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156285.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the influence of religious ideas on legal values and experience, citing examples from religious law (especially Jewish law and the Talmud), the French civil code, and the ... More


Disentangling Law and Policy Preferences

Michael A. Bailey and Forrest Maltzman

in The Constrained Court: Law, Politics, and the Decisions Justices Make

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151045
eISBN:
9781400840267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151045.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides a theoretical framework for disentangling the political and legal perspectives on Court behavior. It shows that, indeed, the problem is knotty and how it is impossible to fully ... More


Testing Fidelity to Legal Values: Official Involvement and Criminal Justice

ANDREW ASHWORTH

in Criminal Law Theory: Doctrines of the General Part

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243495
eISBN:
9780191714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243495.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Some defences, such as duress and necessity, do not rest on the absence of mens rea or actus reus. Various defences derive their strength chiefly from the absence of mens rea but have been developed ... More


Introduction: The Spirit of French Law

John Bell

in Principles of French Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199541393
eISBN:
9780191701221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541393.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

French law, like French culture, is distinctive. When legal systems are classified, the French and the English systems are not classified in the same family or group. English law is entered into the ... More


The Being-True of a Statement and the Being-Good of Behaviour

Hans Kelsen

in General Theory of Norms

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252177
eISBN:
9780191681363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252177.003.0045
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

‘True’ and ‘good’ are indeed both properties. Behaviour is ‘good’ if it agrees with a norm prescribing this behaviour. ‘Good’ is a value, a moral or legal value, according to whether it is a moral or ... More


Conclusions

Thomas E. Carbonneau

in Toward a New Federal Law on Arbitration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199965519
eISBN:
9780199366927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965519.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The U.S. Supreme Court has rebuilt the U.S. law of arbitration through its interpretation of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA). In effect, the Court took the place of Congress and rewrote the initial ... More


Introduction

Roger Hood and Carolyn Hoyle

in The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228478
eISBN:
9780191696329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228478.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents the book's sources of information, its plan, and the approach taken towards capital punishment. This book began as a report to the United Nations Committee on Crime Prevention ... More


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