Conventionalist defenses of the law"s autonomy
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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English


  • Law -- Philosophy,
  • Law -- Economic aspects.

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StatementRichard A. Posner.
The Physical Object
Pagination30 leaves ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15572680M

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The Autonomy of Law Essays on Legal Positivism Edited by Robert P. George. A Clarendon Press Publication. Original essays by the leading names in legal philosophy and legal theory. Part of the Law and Philosophy Library book series (LAPS, volume ) Abstract In this respect, conventionalist legal positivism is worth considering (a) because it offers an explanation of legal normativity partly different vis-à-vis previous ones and (b) because it tries to preserve the autonomy of legal obligation from moral obligation and Author: Aldo Schiavello. Autonomy arrangements have gradually become more numerous, & different developments in respect of autonomy can be discerned in the fields of international & domestic law. The patterns of autonomy are quite disparate, but because various fields of law treat autonomy in different ways, it is fruitful to inquire into the applications of autonomy & to ask what autonomy as such s: 1. The Autonomy of Law Owen M. Fisst Law is an autonomous sphere of human activity that serves no master other than justice. We value law for that very reason and celebrate it by proclaiming that all must bow to the rule of law. In recent years, Latin America, along with the rest of the developing.

] AUTONOMY IN INTERNATIONAL LAW to autonomy and the incremental effect such claims will have upon the international legal order make the concept of autonomy ripe for review.9 In an effort to ascertain just what has been considered over the years to constitute autonomy, the authors initially undertook 22 case studies of. Although the Center for Law and Military Operations (CLAMO) publishes the Rule of Law Handbook, it is the product of contributions by dozens of authors from a multitude of agencies, both U.S. and foreign, non-governmental and international organizations, military and civilian, over the. The procedural dimension of law presupposes a liberal view of human being, in that it is based on the presupposition that the human being is capable of self-determination and of understanding and following norms and making up for their defects (Fuller , p. ). For this reason, law is a . individual autonomy approach. individuals should have as much freedom as possible as long as it does not seriously impact on somebody else as well as commonwealth laws. Each has different courts. legislation vs. case law. statutes or acts of parliament (written criminal laws) vs. judge made laws. original jurisdiction. the courts power to.

As Kant argued, moral autonomy is a combination of freedom and responsibility; it is a submission to laws that one has made for oneself. The autonomous man, insofar as he is autonomous, is not subject to the will of another. (Wolff, , p. 14) (Children) finally pass to the level of autonomy when they appreciate that rules are alterable, that.   Autonomy is often said to be the dominant ethical principle in modern bioethics, and it is also important in law. Respect for autonomy is said to underpin the law of consent, which is theoretically designed to protect the right of patients to make decisions based on their own values and for their own reasons. The notion that consent underpins beneficent and lawful medical intervention is. I take a strongly positivist or conventionalist line in this essay because it is important to understand the proliferation of legal truth, and the proliferation of its power, not as mere defects or imperfections extraneous to law but as central features of what law is and what law does. law theory may draw on the insights contained in it. More specifically, I shall examine Scott Shapiro’s suggestion that the conventionalist package is actually incongruent with certain basic commitments of the natural law position (section 3). To this end, I shall further elaborate an understanding of the basic tenets of the natural.