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The End of Law

How Law's Claims Relate to Law's Aims

The End of Law( )
Author: McIlroy, David
Series title:Elgar Studies in Legal Theory Ser.
Publication Date:Apr 2019
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $110.00
Book Description:

Augustine posed two questions that go to the heart of the nature of law. Firstly, what is the difference between a kingdom and a band of robbers? Secondly, is an unjust law a law at all? These two questions force us to consider whether law is simply a means of social control, distinguished from a band of robbers only by its size, or whether law is a social institution justified by its orientation towards justice.The End of Law applies Augustine's questions to modern legal philosophy as...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Law / Jurisprudence
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.126 x 6.084 Inches

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