Limits of Legality: The Ethics of Lawless Judging
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Limits of Legality: The Ethics of Lawless Judging

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ISBN-13:
9780195342291
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.05.2010
Seiten:
354
Autor:
Jeffrey Brand-Ballard
Gewicht:
635 g
Format:
236x157x28 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
PART ONE; I. Introduction; II. Practical Reasons and Judicial Use of Force; III. Deviating from Legal Standards; IV. The Legal Duties of Judges; V. The Normative Classification of Legal Results; VI. Reasons to Deviate; VII. Adherence Rules; VIII. Obeying Adherence Rules; IX. The Judicial Oath; LEGAL DUTY AND POLITICAL OBLIGATION; PART TWO; XI. Systemic Effects; XII. Agent-Relative Principles; OPTIMAL ADHERENCE RULES; XV Treating Like Cases Alike; XVI. Implementation; XVII. Theoretical Implications; XVIII. Conclusion
The law sometimes requires judges to reach results that they consider unjust. Most people assume that judges have a moral obligation to apply the law correctly in such cases. Jeffrey Brand-Ballard challenges arguments for this view, defending a less restrictive ethics of adjudication that still supports the rule of law.