Obscurity and Clarity in the Law: Prospects and Challenges
Anne Wagner, Sophie Cacciaguidi-Fahy
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2008 - Law - 262 pages
Exploring the intricate and multi-dimensional conception of clarity and obscurity in law, this volume presents and examines the most recent research and theories. It provides practical guidance on how to avoid obscurity in legal drafting, as well as legal interpretation at both the national and international levels.
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