TITLE

WERE THE LEGAL REALISTS LEGAL POSITIVISTS?

AUTHOR(S)
Priel, Danny
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Law & Philosophy;Jul2008, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p309
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on the arguments on legal positivism and legal realism of Brian Leiter. He states that in recent year in a series of article, Leiter has advanced a thesis that attempts to establish the relationship between realism and positivism. He mentions that the novelty of Leiter's arguments was in contending that not only are positivism and realism consistent, but that in fact, the realists presupposed a theory of law along the lines of positivism, which is the kind of hard or exclusive positivism.
ACCESSION #
32837947

 

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