Leslie Green

University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

Professor of the Philosophy of Law

Balliol College

Oxford

Oxford, UK, OX1 3BJ

United Kingdom

Queen's University - Faculty of Law

Professor and Distinguished University Fellow

Kingston, Canada, Ontario K7L3N6

Canada

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1.

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
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Positivism, Natural Law, Morality, Legality, Legalism, Lon Fuller, H.L.A. Hart, Separability thesis, Social thesis, Sources thesis, Rule of law

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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
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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legal instrumentalism, legal philosophy, teleology, functionalism, Hans Kelsen, Lon Fuller, H.L.A. Hart, Brian Tamahana, jurisprudence, legal positivism

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Law and the Causes of Judicial Decisions

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14/2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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legal realism, Amerrican Legal Realism, Brian Leiter, HLA Hart, Hans Kelsen, naturalism, legal positivism, selection effects, permissive sources of law, Karl Llewellyn, Felix Cohen, Oliver Wendell Holmes, philosophy of law, jurisprudence, legal obligations, legal rules

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The Morality in Law

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12/2013
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Feb 2013
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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natural law, legal positivism, morality, social morality, obligations, minimum content of natural law, artefacts, demarcation problem, normative positivism, HLA Hart, Hans Kelsen, Brian Leiter

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Law and the Role of a Judge

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 47/2014
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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jurisprudence, philosophy of law, adjudication, social roles, role obligations, judicial obligation, Michael S. Moore, J.S. Mill

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Should Law Improve Morality?

Criminal Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 73/2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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jurisprudence, philosophy of law, criminal law, criminalization, social morality, positive morality, sexuality, rape, consent, H.L.A. Hart, Patrick Devlin, Paul Robinson

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The Germ of Justice

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 60/2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Nov 2010
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Justice, Formal Justice, Administrative Justice, Legal Positivism, HLA Hart, Hans Kelsen, John Gardner, Rules, Impartiality

The Forces of Law: Duty, Coercion and Power

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12/2015
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Apr 2015
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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law, coercion, power, jurisprudence, Frederick Schauer, Hans Kelsen, H.L.A. Hart

The Forces of Law: Duty, Coercion, and Power

Ratio Juris, Vol. 29, Issue 2, pp. 164-181, 2016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 May 2016
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Gender and the Analytical Jurisprudential Mind

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 46/2015
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Aug 2015
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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jurisprudence, legal philosophy, feminism, feminist philosophy, gender, Joanne Conaghan

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What is Freedom for?

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 77/2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2012
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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liberty, choice, autonomy, authenticity, identity, Joseph Raz, Charles Taylor, Anthony Appiah, Alasdair MacIntyre, Michael Sandel, political philosophy, moral philosophy

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Escapable Law: John Gardner on Law and Morality

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15/2018
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Oct 2018
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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law, morality, positivism, natural law, normativity, John Gardner

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On Being Tolerated

The Legacy of HLA Hart, M. Kramer, et. al., eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14/2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 May 2008
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Toleration, Liberalism, Multiculturalism, Recognition, Sexuality, H.L.A.Hart

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Jurisprudence for Foxes

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22/ 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 May 2012
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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philosophy of law, positivism, Brian Simpson, H.L.A. Hart, jurisprudence, pluralism, monism, Isaiah Berlin

14.

The Nature of Limited Government

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 43/2012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jun 2012
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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legitimacy, limited government, liberalism, natural law, authority, common good, fallibility, fallibilism, John Stuart Mill, Patrick Devlin, John Finnis

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'Because Everyone Thinks So': Hume on Authority and Common Opinion

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 59/2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 05 May 2015
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Two Worries About Respect

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 4/2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2009
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Respect, duties, impartiality, multiculturalism, Thomas Hobbes, Immanuel Kant, Joseph Raz

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Second-Class Rights? Principle and Compromise in the Charter

Dalhousie Law Journal, Vol. 13, No. 564, 1990
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Denise G. Reaume and Leslie Green
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Three Themes from Raz

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 503-523, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Leslie Green
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law

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