Visa Kurki

University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law

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Helsinki, FIN-0001 4

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A Theory of Legal Personhood

A Theory of Legal Personhood (Oxford University Press 2019), Helsinki Legal Studies Research Paper No. 58 (2019)
Number of pages: 202 Posted: 04 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2020
Visa Kurki
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
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legal theory, personhood, legal person, rights theory

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Why Things Can Hold Rights: Reconceptualizing the Legal Person

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 7/2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 21 May 2015
Visa Kurki
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
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legal personality, rights, Hohfeld, animal law, habeas corpus

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Are Legal Positivism and the Interest Theory of Rights Compatible?

Helsinki Legal Studies Research Paper No. 56 (2019)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 May 2019
Visa Kurki
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
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legal theory, interest theory, legal positivism

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Can Nature Hold Rights? It’s Not as Easy as You Think

Helsinki Legal Studies Research Paper No. 66
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 May 2021 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2021
Visa Kurki
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
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legal personhood, natural objects, theory of rights, law and morality, environment

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Hohfeldian Infinities: Why Not to Worry

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 58/2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Visa Kurki
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
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Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld, inalienable rights, infinite regress, will theory, interest theory

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Animal Law

Forthcoming in Edward Elgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law (eds Jan Smits, Catherine Valcke, Jaakko Husa and Madalena Narciso), Helsinki Legal Studies Research Paper No. 74
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Mar 2022
Visa Kurki
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
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animal law, animal protection, animal rights, welfarism, abolitionism

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The Interest Theory of Rights: Still Standing

Legal Theory (2021 Forthcoming), Helsinki Legal Studies Research Paper No. 71
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Aug 2021
Visa Kurki
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
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Rights, interest theory, third-party problem, legal philosophy, legal theory

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Legal Personhood

Published online by Cambridge University Press, Helsinki Legal Studies Research Paper No. 82
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 19 Dec 2023
Visa Kurki
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
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legal person, corporation, legal personhood, legal personality, person

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Rights, Harming and Wronging: A Restatement of the Interest Theory

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Advance Article 2018, Open Access, doi: 10.1093/ojls/gqy005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 May 2018
Visa Kurki
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
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rights, legal philosophy, private law, legal theory, tort

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Does a Person Have a Right to Attention? Depends on What She is Doing

Philosophy & Technology (2023) 36:86, Helsinki Legal Studies Research Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Jan 2024
Kaisa Kärki and Visa Kurki
University of Helsinki - University of Helsinki Faculty of Law and University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
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Attention rights, Attention law, Immersive stimuli, Attentiveness, Concentration, Distraction

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Active but not independent: the legal personhood of children

Helsinki Legal Studies Research Paper No. 73, Griffith Law Review, 2021
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Nov 2021
Visa Kurki
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
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child law, legal personhood, legal philosophy, children’s rights, competence