Book 2007

Interpretation, Law and the Construction of Meaning

Collected Papers on Legal Interpretation in Theory, Adjudication and Political Practice

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5319-1 (Print) 978-1-4020-5320-7 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIV

  2. Legal Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      Law as Fact, Law as Fiction

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      Chapter

      Pages 21-47

      Lexical Indeterminacy

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      Chapter

      Pages 49-63

      Topical Jurisprudence

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      Chapter

      Pages 65-82

      Legal Speech Acts as Intersubjective Communicative Action

  3. Judicial Reasoning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

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      Chapter

      Pages 85-108

      Who needs Fact when you’ve got Narrative? The Case of P,C&S vs. United Kingdom

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      Chapter

      Pages 109-120

      Taking Facts Seriously

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      Chapter

      Pages 121-137

      Transforming Ambiguity into Vagueness in Legal Interpretation

  4. Application of Law in Political Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

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      Chapter

      Pages 141-168

      The Inclusive/Exclusive Nation

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      Chapter

      Pages 169-193

      Global Values and Floating Borders in the Brazilian Amazon

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      Chapter

      Pages 195-204

      Landmarks for Aboriginal Law in Australia

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 205-205