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The Resource Ethical realism and the rule of law, Dennis Paling

Ethical realism and the rule of law, Dennis Paling

Label
Ethical realism and the rule of law
Title
Ethical realism and the rule of law
Statement of responsibility
Dennis Paling
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
On 5th June 1989 an unknown man stopped the leading tank in a column entering Tiananmen Square, Beijing. His ultimate fate is unknown. His courage reflects the dilemma of brave people faced by the force of authority. The rule of law attempts to control excess of authority, but is often ineffective and illusory. Realist jurisprudence acknowledges that the law is often flawed and unfairly administered and that the rule of law is an illusion. This book discusses the question what then should the individual do? It suggests that ethical realism is a wise approach: acknowledging that in reality the law is flawed, but attempting when possible to do what ethics suggest, applying the classical concept of internal or virtue ethics. This approach has practical applications-- It would be ethical to have a 2 state solution in the Middle East as was resolved by the UN General Assembly in 1947; it would be ethical for the UK to remain in the EEA established by the Treaty of Rome after 48.7% of UK voters wanted to remain and when the 2016 referendum and 2017 legislation referred only to the EU. In the early 1960s I attended the realist jurisprudence lectures at Oxford and came away with a belief that the rule of law is an ideal rather than a reality but a belief that ethics encourage the individual to do what can be done in practice to alleviate failures of the rule of law
Cataloging source
ERASA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paling, Dennis,
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
K247.6
LC item number
.P37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Law and ethics
  • Rule of law
  • Moral realism
  • Law
  • Moral realism
  • Law and ethics
  • Law
  • Rule of law
Label
Ethical realism and the rule of law, Dennis Paling
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Realism
  • Critical legal studies -- those outside the law -- special branch in oxford
  • Ethical realism
  • Constitutional Law and freedoms
  • Is the rule of law an illusion -- rule of law or rule of authority?
  • The
  • Criminal law -- by ethical standards there are many faults
  • Social problems
  • Ethical realism and the common law
  • Ethical realism and academic law
  • Introduction -- The
  • An
  • Ethical Law School
  • The
  • Future of ethical realism
  • Europe and the UK -- a rules based system of international law -- peace in the Middle East
  • Blind tutor and the man who became lord chief justice
  • The
  • Rule of law
  • Virtue ethics
  • The
  • Oxford dilemma -- realism, eithics, positivism
  • Those who died for justice
Control code
1004728990
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
iii, 170 pages
Isbn
9789462403901
Lccn
2018298409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1004728990
Label
Ethical realism and the rule of law, Dennis Paling
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Realism
  • Critical legal studies -- those outside the law -- special branch in oxford
  • Ethical realism
  • Constitutional Law and freedoms
  • Is the rule of law an illusion -- rule of law or rule of authority?
  • The
  • Criminal law -- by ethical standards there are many faults
  • Social problems
  • Ethical realism and the common law
  • Ethical realism and academic law
  • Introduction -- The
  • An
  • Ethical Law School
  • The
  • Future of ethical realism
  • Europe and the UK -- a rules based system of international law -- peace in the Middle East
  • Blind tutor and the man who became lord chief justice
  • The
  • Rule of law
  • Virtue ethics
  • The
  • Oxford dilemma -- realism, eithics, positivism
  • Those who died for justice
Control code
1004728990
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
iii, 170 pages
Isbn
9789462403901
Lccn
2018298409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1004728990

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