Natural law, Volume 2
This Major Reference series brings together a wide range of key international articles in law and legal theory. Many of these essays are not readily accessible, and their presentation in these volumes will provide a vital new resource for both research and teaching. Each volume is edited by leading international authorities who explain the significance and context of articles in an informative and complete introduction.
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Laws On Trial
J M Finnis 1985 On Positivism and Legal Rational Authority Oxford
JUDICIAL REASONING AND POSITIVITY
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