Dan Priel

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Visiting Professor

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (54)

1.

Making Sense of Nonsense Jurisprudence

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2020
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Ronald Dworkin, legal positivism, jurisprudence, common law theory, legal realism

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Towards Classical Legal Positivism

Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 20/2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2011
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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legal positivism, natural law, Hobbes, Bentham, Hart, internal point of view

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The Place of Legitimacy in Legal Theory

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 57, No. 1, 2011, Warwick School of Law Research Paper No. 2010/04
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2011
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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legal positivism, Dworkin, legitimacy, legal validity, jurisprudence

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Legal Realism and Natural Law

Law, Theory and History: New Essays on a Neglected Topic (Maksymilian Del Mar & Michael Lobban eds., 2015, Forthcoming), Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14/2015, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2015/20
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 21 May 2015
Dan Priel and Charles L. Barzun
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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legal realism, natural law, Karl Llewellyn, Jerome Frank, jurisprudence

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Jurisprudence Between Science and the Humanities

Warwick School of Law Research Paper No. 2010/07
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Legal Science, Legal Philosophy, Law and Humanities, Legal Positivism, Legal Realism

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Law as a Social Construction and Conceptual Legal Theory

38 Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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jurisprudence, legal positivism, social construction, conceptual analysis, nature of law

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H.L.A. Hart and the Invention of Legal Philosophy

Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 17/2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Sep 2011
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Jurisprudence, H.L.A. Hart, John Austin, Normativity

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That Can't Be Rights (Review of Robert Stevens's 'Torts and Rights')

Jurisprudence, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Jurisprudence and Psychology

New Waves in Philosophy of Law, Forthcoming, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 49/2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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jurisprudence, law, practice of law, psychology

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The Boundaries of Law and the Purpose of Legal Philosophy

Law and Philosophy, 2008/09
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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jurisprudence, morality, boundaries

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The Return of Legal Realism

Forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Historical Legal Research (Markus D. Dubber & Christopher Tomlins eds., 2018)., Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Jun 2017
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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legal realism, legal history, jurisprudence, history of jurisprudence, Karl Llewellyn

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Torts, Rights, and Right-Wing Ideology

Torts Law Journal, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Reconstructing Fuller's Argument Against Legal Positivism

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2013, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 16/2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2013
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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H.L.A. Hart, Lon L. Fuller, legal positivism, internal morality of law, jurisprudence

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Were the Legal Realists Legal Positivists?

Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Apr 2007
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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legal positivism, legal realism, leiter, hard positivism, jurisprudence, adjudication

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Thinking Like a Lawyer

Journal of Legal Education, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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analogy, legal reasoning, jurisprudence, precedent

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The Misguided Search for the Nature of Law

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 34/2015
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2015
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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conceptual jurisprudence, nature of law, conceptual analysis, H.L.A. Hart

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Positivism and the Separation of Law and Jurisprudence

Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 26/2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Nov 2011
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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jurisprudence, political philosophy, legal positivism, H.L.A. Hart

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What the Judge Had for Breakfast: A Brief History of an Unpalatable Idea

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2019
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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legal realism, Karl Llewellyn, Jerome Frank, adjudication, legal history, law and psychology

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Jurisprudence and (Its) History

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 101, No. 4, 2015, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2015-30, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 24/2015
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 May 2015 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015
Charles L. Barzun and Dan Priel
University of Virginia School of Law and York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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methodology, legal theory, legal history, legal realism, jurisprudence, positivism, natural law, Hobbes, Bentham, Austin, Hart

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Private Law: Commutative or Distributive?

Forthcoming, Modern Law Review, Volume 77 (2014), Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 56/2013
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2015
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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private law, commutative justice, corrective justice, distributive justice, history of philosophy

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COVID-19: Cost-Benefit Analysis and Politics

57 Osgoode Hall L.J. 537 (2020), Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2021
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Cost-benefit analysis, COVID-19, health policy

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Description and Evaluation in Jurisprudence

Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming, Warwick School of Law Research Paper No. 2010-01
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2010
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Tort Law for Cynics

Modern Law Review, Volume 77 (2014), Osgoode CLPE Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Feb 2014
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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tort law, duty of care, negligence

Tort Law for Cynics

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 77, Issue 5, pp. 703-731, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Aug 2014
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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In Defence of Quasi-Contract

Modern Law Review, 2012, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 22/2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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unjust enrichment, restitution, quasi-contract, fairness

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A Public Role for the Intentional Torts

King's Law Journal, vol. 22, no. 1
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2011
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Tort Law, Public Law, Private Law, Vindication Of Rights, Trespass, Intentional Torts

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One Right Answer?: The Meta Edition

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 May 2011
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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The Possibility of Naturalistic Jurisprudence: Legal Positivism and Natural Law Theory Revisited

Revus: Journal for Constitutional Theory and Philosophy of Law, Forthcoming, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Sep 2017
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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naturalism, naturalistic jurisprudence, legal positivism, natural law, moral psychology

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Forty Years On

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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jurisprudence, legal positivism, Dworkin, courts, politics

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Evidence-Based Jurisprudence: An Essay for Oxford

Analisi e Diritto, 2020, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paperr
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Dec 2019
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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jurisprudence, naturalistic jurisprudence, methodology, nature of law

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Holmes's 'Path of the Law' as Non-Analytic Jurisprudence

(2016) 35 University of Queensland Law Journal
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, The Path of the Law, evolutionary jurisprudence, bad man, universal history

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Lon Fuller's Political Jurisprudence of Freedom

Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies (2014) (Part of a symposium on "The Morality of Law at 50")., Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 55/2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Jan 2014
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Lon Fuller, republicanism, freedom, conceptual jurisprudence, rule of law

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Conceptions of Authority and the Anglo-American Common Law Divide

American Journal of Comparative Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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common law, comparative law, authority, law and politics

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The Justice in Unjust Enrichment

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 51:3 (2014)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Feb 2014
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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unjust enrichment, restitution, corrective justice, fairness

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The Philosophies of the Common Law and Their Implications: Common Law Divergences, Public Authority Liability, and the Future of a Common Law World

Forthcoming in The Common Law of Obligations: Divergence and Unity (Oxford: Hart Publishing, Andrew Robertson & Michael Tilbury eds., 2015)., Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13/2015
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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common law, comparative law, jurisprudence, legitimacy, tort liability of public authorities

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Jurisprudential Disagreements and Descriptivism

Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 43/2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Sep 2013
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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jurisprudence, descriptive jurisprudence, jurisprudential methodology, legal positivism, H.L.A. Hart

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The Philosophy of Law for a Naturalist: An Introduction to Artificial Law Theory

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Jun 2020
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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naturalistic jurisprudence, jurisprudence, naturalism, legal positivism

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The Scientific Model of Jurisprudence

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Sep 2010
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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jurisprudence, methodology, evaluation, neutrality

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Not All Law Is an Artifact: Jurisprudence Meets the Common Law

Law As an Artifact (Luka Burazin & Kenneth Einar Himma eds., 2018), Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2018
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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jurisprudence, custom, common law, adjudication, social norms, legal positivism

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British Politics, the Welfare State, and Tort Liability of Public Authorities

Warwick School of Law Research Paper No. 2010/14
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2010
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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tort, conservatism, public authorities, negligence, ideology, New

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The Law and Politics of Unjust Enrichment

University of Toronto Law Journal, Volume 63, number 4 (2013), Forthcoming, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 15/2013
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2013
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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restitution, unjust enrichment, comparative law, legal realism, formalism

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The Political Origins of English Private Law

Journal of Law and Society, Volume 40 (2013), Forthcoming, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 2013/17
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Apr 2013
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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law and politics, A.V. Dicey, private law, rule of law, political legitimacy

The Political Origins of English Private Law

Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 40, Issue 4, pp. 481-508, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Nov 2013
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Structure, Function, and Tort Law

12 Journal of Tort Law (Forthcoming), Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Mar 2020
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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tort law, tort theory, conceptual jurisprudence, functional jurisprudence

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Two Forms of Formalism

Published in Form and Substance in the Law of Obligations 165 (James Goudkamp & Andrew Robertson eds., 2019).
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Nov 2019
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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formalism, private law theory, legal realism

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Analytic Jurisprudence in Time

Philosophy of Law as an Integral Part of Philosophy: Essays on the Jurisprudence of Gerald J. Postema (Thomas Bustamante & Thiago Lopes Decat eds., 2020 Forthcoming), Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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jurisprudence, legal positivism, common law theory, philosophy of history, Gerald Postema

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Two Models of General Jurisprudence

Transnational Legal Theory, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2013, Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 39/2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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general jurisprudence, William Twining, Jeremy Bentham, H.L.A. Hart, legal pluralism

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Free-Floating from Reality

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2009
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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inclusive legal positivism, legal positivism, jurisprudence

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Criminalization and Welfare

Criminalization: Domestic and International Perspectives (Neha Jain & François Tanguay Renaud eds., Oxford University Press, 2017 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Sep 2016
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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criminal law, criminalization, mala prohibita, mala in se

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Legal Realism and Legal Doctrine

Judges and Adjudication in Constitutional Democracies: A View from Legal Realism (Pierluigi Chiassoni & Bogan Spaić eds., 2020 Forthcoming), Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Dec 2019
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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legal realism, legal doctrine, adjudication, institutional design, jurisprudence

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'That is Not How the Common Law Works': Paths to Tort Liability for Harassment

Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper , 52 Ottawa Law Review 87
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2021
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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harassment, bullying, tort law, negligence, psychiatric injury

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Where Law and Morality Meet

Modern Law Review, Vol. 69, pp. 114-119, January 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 May 2006
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Sanction and Obligation in Hart's Theory of Law

Ratio Juris, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 404-411, September 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Aug 2008
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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In Defence of Quasi‐Contract

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 75, January 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
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Farewell to the Exclusive-Inclusive Debate

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 25, Issue 4, pp. 675-696, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

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Jurisprudence and Necessity

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2007
Posted: 21 Jun 2007
Dan Priel
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

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legal theory, concept of law