Legal Indeterminacy Made in America: American Legal Methods and the Rule of Law
James R. Maxeiner
University of Baltimore - School of Law
December 31, 2006
Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 517-589, 2006
The thesis of this Article is that the indeterminacy that plagues American law is "Made in America." It is not inherent in law. Rather, it is a product of specific choices of legal methods and of legal structures made in the American legal system.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 74
Keywords: legal certainty, legal indeterminacy, legal methods, legislation, case law, statute law, civil procedure, pleading, jury, federalism, localism, local government
Date posted: June 25, 2008 ; Last revised: May 23, 2015
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