John Gardner

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Professor of Jurisprudence

St. Cross Building

St. Cross Road

Oxford, OX1 3UJ

United Kingdom

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1.

What is Tort Law for? Part 1: The Place of Corrective Justice

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1/2010
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2010
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort, breach of contract, wrongdoing, justice, efficiency, reparation, correction, reasons, obligations

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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
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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constitution, comparative, rule of recognition, H.L.A. Hart, amendment, delegation, interpretation

3.

How Law Claims, What Law Claims

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 44/2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2009
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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law, morality, legal positivism, Alexy, Raz, Dworkin, Holmes

4.

Hart on Legality, Justice, and Morality

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 44/2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 May 2010
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Justification under Authority

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 5/2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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criminal law, defences, nature of law, legal positivism, consent, self-defence, arrest, rule of law

6.

The Virtue of Justice and the Character of Law

Current Legal Problems, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Apr 2009
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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jurisprudence

7.

The Idea of Justice

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 26/2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Jun 2012
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Amartya Sen, John Rawls, justice, value-pluralism, idealism, perfectionism

8.

Law as a Leap of Faith

FAITH IN LAW, P. Oliver, S. Douglas-Scott & V. Tadros, eds., Hart Publishing, 2000
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Apr 2009
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Citation 4

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jurisprudence

9.

Obligations and Outcomes in the Law of Torts

RELATING TO RESPONSIBILITY: ESSAYS FOR TONY HONORE, P. Cane & J. Gardner, eds., Hart Publishing, 2001
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Apr 2009
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Citation 1

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jurisprudence, responsibility, luck

10.

The Mysterious Case of the Reasonable Person

University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 51, p. 273, 2001
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Apr 2009
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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jurisprudence, reasonable person

11.

Finnis on Justice

John Keown and Robert George (eds), Reason, Morality, and the Law: The Jurisprudence of John Finnis (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 29/2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jun 2012
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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John Finnis, Aquinas, Aristotle, justice, distributive, corrective, commutative, rights, duties, allocations, virtues

12.

Torts and Other Wrongs

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 46/2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 May 2012
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Torts, John Goldberg, Benjamin Zipursky, civil recourse, corrective justice, damages, remedies

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What is Tort Law for? Part 2. The Place of Distributive Justice

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 62/2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 May 2013
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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justice, torts, corrective, distributive, initial entitlements, risk, rights, powers, parties, Ernest Weinrib, Guido Calabresi, A Douglas Melamed, Stephen Perry, Tony Honoré

14.

Law and Morality

The final version of this paper appeared under the title 'Ethics and Law' in John Skorupski (ed), The Routledge Companion to Ethics (London: Routledge 2010)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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law, morality, authority, obligatin, co-ordination, judges, officials, reasoning

15.

The Logic of Excuses and the Rationality of Emotions

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 35/2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2008
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Citation 1

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Emotions, excuses, criminal law, rationality

16.

Backwards and Forwards with Tort Law

LAW AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, J. Keim-Campbell, M. O'Rourke & D. Shier, eds., MIT Press, 2005
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Apr 2009
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

jurisprudence, tort law

17.

Some Rule-of-Law Anxieties About Strict Liability in Private Law

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 63/2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 May 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2013
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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rule of law, legality, strict liability, duties, wrongs, torts

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Punishment and Compensation: A Comment

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14/2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 May 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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punishment, compensation, reparation, George Fletcher

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Corrective Justice, Corrected

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 31/2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Jun 2012
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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torts, corrective justice, Jules Coleman, annulment, gains, losses, wrongs

Corrective Justice, Corrected

Diritto & questioni pubbliche, Vol. 12 (2012): 9-37
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Aug 2014
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Tort law, annulment conception of corrective justice, mixed conception of corrective justice, distributive justice, agent relativity

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Why Law Might Emerge: Hart's Problematic Fable

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 61/2013
Posted: 25 May 2013 Last Revised: 30 May 2013
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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law, rules, value, morality, legal positivism, H.L.A. Hart, Ronald Dworkin, Lon Fuller

21.

Relations of Responsibility

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15/2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 May 2011
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Responsibility, authority, criminal law, citizenship, Antony Duff, Joseph Raz

22.

Criminals in Uniform

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 27/2012
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jun 2012
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Rule of law, policing, criminal law, morality of killing, justifications, excuses, morality

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Reasons and Abilities: Some Preliminaries

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 30/2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jun 2012
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Kant, ought, duty, reason, ability, can, trying, succeeding

24.

The Evil of Privatization

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Jul 2014
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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privatization, outsourcing, plutocracy, democracy, legitimacy, rule of law, public interest

25.

Ashworth on Principles

Julian Roberts and Lucia Zedner (eds), Principles and Values in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice: Essays in Honour of Andrew Ashworth (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012), Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 28/2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Jun 2012
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Andrew Ashworth, law, principle, rule, policy, general, instrumental, categorical

26.

The Negligence Standard: Political Not Metaphysical

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 80, Issue 1, pp. 1-21, 2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jan 2017
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

responsibility, reasons, authority, negligence, politics, breach of statutory duty

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Reasonable Reactions to the Wrongness of Rape

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 7/2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Feb 2016
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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rape, sex, emotion, reason, Kant, objectification

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The Opposite of Rape

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 6/2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2016
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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rape, sex, teamwork, intention, consent, agreement, activity, passivity, feminism

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The Mark of Responsibility

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 157-171, 2003
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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The Gist of Excuses

Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 1 (1997).
Posted: 01 Oct 1997
John Gardner
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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