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Author Mathis, Stephen (Professor)

Title Philosophy and the law [sound recording] : how judges reason / by Stephen Mathis.

Publication Info. Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2008]
℗2008
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 Nichols Adult Books on CD Nonfiction Oversize  347.012 MAT    AVAILABLE
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Description 7 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (56 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm)
Series Modern scholar.
Performer Professor Stephen Mathis.
Note "14 lectures, 7 compact discs"
Accompanying course guide includes bibliographical references.
Summary Do judges deduce their decisions from legal rules and principles, or do they decide cases based on what is fair given the facts at hand? The latter view, held by Legal Realists, serves as the starting point for Professor Stephen Mathis's eye-opening look at how judges reason. In this compelling lecture series, the esteemed professor addresses such issues as whether the law is distinct from morality. Professor Mathis also attempts to identify a view that offers guidance to judges in deciding cases, and one that will provide the tools people need to evaluate the interpretations and decisions judges make. .
Contents Legal Realism -- Legal Positivism, Part I -- Legal Positivism, Part II -- Theoretical Disagreement in Law -- Theories of Interpretation -- Legal Conservatism -- Judicial Activism -- Law as Integrity -- Common Law and Statutes -- Constitutional Law -- Dualist Democracy -- Regime Perspective -- Interpretive Synthesis -- Judicial Politics versus Interpretation.
Subject Law -- Philosophy -- Sound recordings.
Judicial process -- Sound recordings.
Legal positivism -- Sound recordings.
Local Subject BOOKS ON COMPACT DISC.
Genre Audiobooks.
ISBN 9781436129084 (set)
1436129087 (set)
9781436129091 (booklet)
1436129095 (booklet)
Music No. UC120 Recorded Books
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