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Taking Rights SeriouslyBedience but to function as a guide for citizens and officials Finally Professor Dworkin considers the right to liberty often thought to rival and even preempt the fundamental right to euality He argues that distinct individual liberties do exist but that they derive not from some abstract right to liberty as such but from the right to eual concern and respect itself He thus denies that liberty and euality are conflicting idealsRonald Dworkin's theory of law and the moral conception of individual rights that underlies it have already made him one of the most influential philosophers working in this area This is the first publication of these ideas in book for. Response to positivism Unlike Hart Dworkin is not very clear and not always logical but his point of view has definite merit Some of what he is saying makes a lot of sense but it applicable to common law system of US and Britain than to the civil law Which system is better still open for debate

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Ate that are prior to the welfare of the majorityMr Dworkin criticizes in detail the legal positivists' theory of legal rights particularly H L A Hart's well known version of it He then develops a new theory of adjudication and applies it to the central and politically important issue of cases in which the Supreme Court interprets and applies the Constitution Through an analysis of John Rawls's theory of justice he argues that fundamental among political rights is the right of each individual to the eual respect and concern of those who govern him He offers a theory of compliance with the law designed not simply to answer theoretical uestions about civil diso. This book is surprisingly clear in its exposition The ideas are interesting the attack against Hart's legal positivism is clear and Dworkin's own positive position shines through at the end Caveat Dworkin believes that he is providing both an empirical and normative account of the jurisprudential process something he elaborates in the appendix of the 1978 edition of the book It would take someone with a way better understanding of legal history than I to be able to say whether or not his empirical case holds upBut really this is one of the clearest books I've read in the past year At times I didn't even notice that the material was really not at all easy or trivial

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Taking Rights Seriously free read Ú 106 à What is law What is it for How should judges decide novel cases when the statutes and earlier decisions provide no clear answer Do judges make up new law in such cases or is there some higher law in which they discover the correct answer Must everyone always obey the law If not when is a citizen moraWhat is law What is it for How should judges decide novel cases when the statutes and earlier decisions provide no clear answer Do judges make up new law in such cases or is there some higher law in which they discover the correct answer Must everyone always obey the law If not when is a citizen morally free to disobeyA renowned philosopher enters the debate surrounding these uestions Clearly and forcefully Ronald Dworkin argues against the ruling theory in Anglo American law legal positivism and economic utilitarianism and asserts that individuals have legal rights beyond those explicitly laid down and that they have political and moral rights against the st. The book that is still making earthuakes inside legal positivism Specially relevant on these times of civil disobedience