Legal Scholarship As a Source of Law
||Shecaira, Fábio P.|
|Series title:||SpringerBriefs in Law Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $49.99|
| Book Description: |
This book is about the use of legal scholarship by judges. It discusses the possibility that legal scholarship may function as a genuine source of law in modern municipal legal systems. The book advances a number of claims, some conceptual, some empirical, some normative. The major conceptual claims are found in Chapters 2 and 3, where a general account of the notion of a source of law is provided. Roughly, sources of law are documents or practices (e.g. statutes, judicial...