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Law and Language : International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory - Schauer Schauer

Law and Language

International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory

By: Schauer Schauer (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st April 1993
ISBN: 9780814779521
Number Of Pages: 504

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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.

Series Preface
Language and the Autonomy of Law
Excursions into the Nature of Legal Languagep. 3
On the Regrettable Decline of Law French: Or Shapiro Jettet le Brickbatp. 69
Theory and Definition in Jurisprudencep. 77
Legal Language and Legal Interpretation
Language and the Lawp. 97
The Theory of Legal Interpretationp. 185
Statutory Interpretationp. 189
Constitutional Interpretation and Original Meaningp. 213
An Essay on Constitutional Languagep. 241
Reconsidering the Rule of Lawp. 273
Rules and the Rule-Following Argumentp. 313
Realist Semantics and Legal Theoryp. 319
Semantics and Legal Interpretation (Further Thoughts)p. 325
What was Realism?: A Reply to David Brinkp. 337
Contemporary Debates About Indeterminacy
Law as Literaturep. 343
"Keep off the Grass", "Drop Dead", and Other Indeterminacies: A Response to Sanford Levisonp. 375
Deconstructive Practice and Legal Theoryp. 385
Formalismp. 429
A Panoply of Perspectives
The Semiology of Statutesp. 471
Semiotics in the Trial of Jurisprudencep. 485
The Semiotics of International Law: Interpretation of the ABM Treatyp. 495
Name Indexp. 515
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ISBN: 9780814779521
ISBN-10: 0814779522
Series: International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 504
Published: 1st April 1993
Publisher: New York University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.64 x 16.51  x 4.57
Weight (kg): 1.02