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Author International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law (2004 : Lyon, France)

Title Interpretation, law and the construction of meaning : collected papers on legal interpretation in theory, adjudication and political practice / by Anne Wagner, Wouter Werner and Deborah Cao [editors]
Published The Netherlands : Springer, [2007]
©2007

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Description xiv, 219 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Legal theory. Ch. 1. Law as fact, law as fiction : a tripartite model of legal communication -- Ch. 2. Lexical indeterminacy : contextualism and rule-following in common law adjudication -- Ch. 3. Topical jurisprudence : reconciliation of law and rhetoric -- Ch. 4. Legal speech acts as intersubjective communicative action -- Pt. II. Judicial reasoning. Ch. 5. Who needs fact when you're not narrative? The case of P,C$S vs United Kingdom -- Ch. 6. Taking facts seriously -- Ch. 7. Transforming ambiguity into vagueness in legal interpretation -- Pt. III. Application of law in political practice. Ch. 8. The inclusive/exclusive nation : blacks and indigenous peoples in the construction of the nation in Columbia -- Ch. 9. Global values and floating borders in the Brazilian Amazon -- Ch. 10. Landmarks for Aboriginal law in Australia
Notes Selected papers presented at the 2004 International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law in Lyon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-219)
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to ECHO (Ebrary)
Subject Judicial process.
Law -- Interpretation and construction.
Semiotics.
Author Cao, Deborah, 1962-
Wagner, Anne, 1968-
Werner, W. G. (Wouter G.), 1966-
LC no. 2007416622
ISBN : e-book
1402053193
9781402053191
9781402053207 (ebook)
Other Titles Collected papers on legal interpretation in theory, adjudication and political practice