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The Limits of Legal Realism


Anthony D'Amato


Northwestern University - School of Law

November 10, 2010

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 87, No. 3, 1978
Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 10-76

Abstract:     
This article will address some criticisms of legal realism, primarily those of H.L.A. Hart, that have been unanswered in the literature and have appeared to discredit the realist approach to law. The article will also articulate what I believe to be more difficult problems with legal realism.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 40

Keywords: Legal Realism, Positivism, Judicial Decisions, H.L.A. Hart

JEL Classification: K40, K49, K10, K30

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Date posted: November 11, 2010  

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D'Amato, Anthony, The Limits of Legal Realism (November 10, 2010). Yale Law Journal, Vol. 87, No. 3, 1978; Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 10-76. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1707127

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