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The Resource Legal validity : the fabric of justice, Maris Köpcke

Legal validity : the fabric of justice, Maris Köpcke

Label
Legal validity : the fabric of justice
Title
Legal validity
Title remainder
the fabric of justice
Statement of responsibility
Maris Köpcke
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Legal reasoning settles morally pressing matters through a technique that largely bypasses open-ended moral argument. That technique makes central what certain persons validly decided in the past, for example in creating statutes, judicial resolutions, contracts, or wills. Identifying valid decisions is a lawyerly skill and, echoing legal practice, legal philosophy has paid considerable attention to validity criteria. But it has neglected to explore validity's point: whether, and if so exactly how, the special technique of validity contributes to a legal system's ability to realise justice and human rights. Even the most sensible defences of the moral need for positive law have insufficiently probed this key step in the argument. This book lays bare the workings of legal validity, and shows why, and within what general limits, this technique equips legal systems with privileged tools to foster human well-being. In so doing, the book explains how power-conferring norms setting out validity criteria endow agents' intentions with 'performative' effect ('I hereby.') and can secure the requirement of justice that there be widespread convergence on specific patterns of conduct shaped through a cooperative effort. Legal meaning is accordingly systemic, resulting from the valid acts of multiple agents whose decisions can, by virtue of exercising legal power, also exercise moral power (authority). In short, the book articulates why it is morally necessary that validity does not primarily turn on moral considerations"--
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DLC
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1978-
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Köpcke Tinturé, Maris
Index
index present
LC call number
K260
LC item number
.T56 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
European academy of legal theory series
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  • Effectiveness and validity of law
  • Law
  • Rule of law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law
  • Effectiveness and validity of law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law
  • Law
  • Rule of law
Label
Legal validity : the fabric of justice, Maris Köpcke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-171) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction : why legal validity?
  • Legal power
  • Intention in valid acts
  • Justice and convergence
  • Reasons to empower
  • The
  • Systematic character of legal meaning
  • Conclusion : the fabric of justice
Control code
1048657225
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 184 pages
Isbn
9781849466868
Lccn
2018038297
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1048657225
Label
Legal validity : the fabric of justice, Maris Köpcke
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-171) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction : why legal validity?
  • Legal power
  • Intention in valid acts
  • Justice and convergence
  • Reasons to empower
  • The
  • Systematic character of legal meaning
  • Conclusion : the fabric of justice
Control code
1048657225
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 184 pages
Isbn
9781849466868
Lccn
2018038297
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1048657225

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