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Legal Theory Lexicon: Legitimacy

Introduction Legitimacy. It’s a word much bandied about by students of the law. “Bush v. Gore was an illegitimate decision.” “The Supreme Court’s implied fundamental rights jurisprudence lacks legitimacy.” “The invasion of Iraq does not have a legitimate basis in … Continue reading

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Dimoulis & Lunardi on Marx's Theory of Law

Dimitri Dimoulis (São Paulo Law School of Fundação Getulio Vargas FGV DIREITO SP) & Soraya Lunardi (UNESP – Universidade Estadual Paulista (State of Sao Paulo University)) have posted The Law of Capital: Functions of the Legal System from Marx's Capital, to the … Continue reading

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Legal Theory Bookworm: "The Foundation of Choice of Law" by Peari

The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends The Foundation of Choice of Law: Choice and Equality by Sagi Peari.  Here is a description: This book focuses on the subject of choice of law as a whole and provides an analysis of its various rules, principles, … Continue reading

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Crowe on the Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Law Theory

Jonathan Crowe has posted  Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Law Theories (in George Duke and Robert P. George (eds), The Cambridge Companion to Natural Law Jurisprudence (Cambridge University Press, 2017)).  Here is the abstract: The natural law outlook (as defended in the work … Continue reading

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Ajit Pai hasn’t finalized net neutrality repeal—here’s a theory on why

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai with his oversized coffee mug in November 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) More than four months after the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality rules, the rules are technically still on … Continue reading

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