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1.

Natural Law Theory: The Modern Tradition

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF JURISPRUDENCE AND PHILOSOPHY OF LAW, Jules L. Coleman & Scott Shapiro, eds., Oxford University Press, 2002
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Dec 1999
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 7,636
2.

Why Tolerate Religion?

Constitutional Commentary, Winter 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 May 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 6,425
3.

Islam in Egypt's New Constitution

Foreign Policy, December 2012, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-19
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 28 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington School of Law and George Washington University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 5,687
4.

The Political Economy of Oil and the Crisis of the Arab State System

FEEM Working Paper No. 61.2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
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5.

Precedent

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 May 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 4,360
6.

Constitutionalism: A Skeptical View

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-87
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2012
Accepted Paper Series
New York University School of Law
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7.

About Morality and the Nature of Law

American Journal of Jurisprudence, Vol. 48, p. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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8.

What is the Rule of Recognition (and Does it Exist)?

THE RULE OF RECOGNITION AND THE U.S. CONSTITUTION, Matthew Adler, Kenneth Himma, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
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9.

What is ‘Good Legal Writing’ and Why Does it Matter?

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 252
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
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10.

Jus Cogens and Obligations Erga Omnes

Dinah Shelton (Ed), The Oxford Handbook on Human Rights (OUP 2013) Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria
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11.

Why Legal Positivism?

U of Chicago, Public Law Working
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
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12.

The Rule of Law and the Importance of Procedure

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-73
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law
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13.

What is the Philosophy of Law?

Rivista di Filosofia del Diritto 1 (2012) 67-78, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 12-67, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 45/2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Notre Dame Law School
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14.

In Praise of Realism (and Against 'Nonsense' Jurisprudence)

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 138
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
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15.

Positivism and the Inseparability of Law and Morals

New York University Law Review, Forthcoming, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15/2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 May 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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16.

Can There Be a Written Constitution?

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17/2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 May 2009 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford (deceased)
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17.

The History and Elements of the Rule of Law

Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-02-07
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

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18.

What is Originalism? The Evolution of Contemporary Originalist Theory

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 May 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia College of Law
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19.

The Argument from Justice, or How Not to Reply to Legal Positivism

LAW, RIGHTS AND DISCOURSE: THE LEGAL PHILOSOPHY OF ROBERT ALEXY, George Pavlakos, ed., pp. 17-36, Hart Publishing, 2007, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15/2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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20.

Reasoning with Rules

Current Legal Problems, Vol. 54, pp. 1-18, 2001
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jul 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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21.

Sharing the Law: The Appeal of International Criminal Law for International Commissions of Inquiry

published as: Larissa van den Herik and Catherine Harwood, 'Commissions of Inquiry and the Charm of International Criminal Law: Between Transactional and Authoritative Approaches', in Philip Alston and Sarah Knuckey (eds), The Transformation of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Oxford: OUP, 2016) 233-254, Grotius Centre Working Paper No. 2014/016-ICL
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Leiden University and Leiden University
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22.

Can There Be a Theory of Law?

BLACKWELL GUIDE TO PHILOSOPHY OF LAW AND LEGAL THEORY, Martin Golding, William Edmundson, eds., Blackwell, 2004
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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23.

The Radicalism of Legal Positivism

Guild Practitioner, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 303
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
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24.

The Methodology of Legal Philosophy

H. Cappelen, T. Gendler, & J. Hawthorne (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Methodology, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 407
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago and University of Chicago
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25.

Proportionality, Rationality and Review

New Zealand Law Review, p. 265, 2010 , Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 5/2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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26.

Nietzsche's Naturalism Reconsidered

Oxford Handbook of Nietzsche, 2009, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 235
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
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27.

Doctrinal Legal Research

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
Juris Nepal Law Associates
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28.

Consent in Contract Law

THE ETHICS OF CONSENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE, Alan Wertheimer, Franklin G. Miller, eds., Oxford University Press, 2010, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-36
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota Law School
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29.

The Interpretation-Construction Distinction

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 27, pp. 95-118, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-95
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Virginia College of Law
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30.

Western Legal Prehistory: Reconstructing the Hidden Origins of Western Law and Civilization

Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2012, p. 101, 2012
Number of pages: 204 Posted: 14 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 26 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
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31.

Legal Formalism and Legal Realism: What Is the Issue?

Legal Theory, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2010, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 320
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
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32.

Explaining Theoretical Disagreement

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Aug 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
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33.

Reason, Reasons and Normativity

OXFORD STUDIES IN METAETHICS, Vol. 5, Russ Shafer-Landau, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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34.

The Law's Own Virtue

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-609, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10/2019, King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2019-17
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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35.

A Lockean Theory of Intellectual Property Revisited

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 50, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - The Information School
Downloads 1,956
36.

Legal Research: The Importance of Legal Research

Student Lawyer, Vol. 41, No. 8, pp.19-20, April 2013
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 03 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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37.

Ronald Dworkin: An Appreciation

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-39
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
New York University School of Law
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38.

Intention, Agency and Criminal Liability: Philosophy of Action and the Criminal Law

Intention, Agency and Criminal Liability: Philosophy of Action and the Criminal Law, Blackwell, 1990
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 31 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Stirling - Department of Philosophy
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39.

Why Legal Positivism (Again)?

U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 442
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
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40.

The Natural Law Theory of St. Thomas Aquinas

The Philosophy of Law, 6th Edition, Feinberg, Joel, and Jules Coleman, eds. Wadsworth, 2000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
York University, Students
Downloads 1,854
41.

Law as a Means

HART-FULLER AT 50, Peter Cane, ed., Oxford: Hart Publishing, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 8/2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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42.

The Influence on Marcus Tullius Cicero on Modern Legal and Political Ideas

Ciceroniana, the Atti of Colloquium Tullianum Anni, MMVIII
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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43.

The Principles of Justice

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Dec 2000
Accepted Paper Series
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology
Downloads 1,816
44.

Vermeule Unbound

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-488
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University - Law School
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45.

The Demarcation Problem in Jurisprudence: A New Case for Skepticism

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 32, No. 1, Spring 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 May 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
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46.

The Law is a Fractal: The Attempt to Anticipate Everything

44 Loyola University Chicago L.J. 649 (2013), U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper, No. 292
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
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47.

Comparative Analysis of Rule of Law in UK & India

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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48.

Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Social Progress: The Case Against Incentive Based Arguments

The Hamline Law Review, Vol. 26, pp. 602-630, 2003
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Washington - The Information School
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49.

Marx, Law, Ideology, Legal Positivism

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 101, 2015
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago
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An Analysis of the Kelson’s Theory of Law

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
Balurghat Law College
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