Dale Smith

University of Melbourne - Law School

Associate Professor

University Square

185 Pelham Street, Carlton

Victoria, Victoria 3010

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Ronald Dworkin and the External Sceptic

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 433-457, 2006, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006/55
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2009
Dale Smith
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Dworkin, scepticism, objectivism

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Agreement and Disagreement in Law

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2015, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 706
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 May 2015
Dale Smith
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Ronald Dworkin, theoretical disagreement, Brian Leiter, agreement in legal judgments, theory choice in jurisprudence

3.

Reckless Rape in Victoria

Melbourne Univeristy Law Review, Vol. 32, p. 1007, 2008, Monash University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009/12
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Dale Smith
University of Melbourne - Law School
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recklessness, rape, consent, possibility recklessness, indifference recklessness, inadvertence recklessness

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What is Statutory Purpose?

Forthcoming in Lisa Burton, Patrick Emerton and Dale Smith (eds), Law under a Democratic Constitution: Essays in Honour of Jeffrey Goldsworthy, Hart Publishing (2019), U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 799
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Oct 2018
Dale Smith
University of Melbourne - Law School
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statutory purpose, statutory interpretation, Jeffrey Goldsworthy, purposivism, legislative intent, Mark Greenberg

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Direct Discrimination Without a Comparator? Moving to a Test of Unfavourable Treatment

Federal Law Review, Volume 43, Issue 1, 2015, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 708
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Colin Campbell and Dale Smith
Monash University - Faculty of Law and University of Melbourne - Law School
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anti-discrimination law, direct discrimination, comparator, unfavourable treatment, value-based approaches

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Is the High Court Mistaken About the Aim of Statutory Interpretation?

Federal Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2016, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 741
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Dale Smith
University of Melbourne - Law School
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statutory interpretation, the meaning thesis, Mark Greenberg, legislative intent

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Must the Law Be Capable of Possessing Authority?

Legal Theory, Vol. 18, No. 1 (2012)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Apr 2016
Dale Smith
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Law’s claim to authority; exclusive legal positivism; Joseph Raz; criterial explanations of concepts; multiple concepts of authority; confusion about concepts

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Can Anti-Objectivists Support Judicial Review?

Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006/54, Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy, Vol. 31, pp. 50-71, 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Dale Smith
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Jurisprudence, legitimacy of judicial review, moral objectivism

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A New Type of Convention? Some Remarks on Bruno Celano's 'Pre-Conventions'

Revus, Volume 30 (2016), U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 747
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Apr 2017
Dale Smith
University of Melbourne - Law School
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Bruno Celano, conventions, pre-conventions, David Lewis

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The Role of Conventions in Law

Jurisprudence, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 451, 2011, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17
Posted: 07 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Dale Smith
University of Melbourne - Law School

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conventions, Hart, Marmor, language, rules of recognition

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Has Raz Drawn the Semantic Sting?

Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-19, Law and Philosophy, Vol. 28, No, 3, p. 291
Posted: 05 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Dale Smith
University of Melbourne - Law School

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Law and Philosophy, Legal philosophy, Raz, Dworkin, semantic sting argument

12.

The Use of Meta-Ethics in Adjudication

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 25-47, 2003
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Dale Smith
University of Melbourne - Law School

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