Law and Politics: What Is their Relation?

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Larry Alexander

University of San Diego School of Law

Date Written: 2018

Abstract

In this article I take up the relation between law and politics. In the course of doing so, I discuss practical reasoning, rules and standards, interpretation, and the gap between what the law ought to require and what people ought to do.

Keywords: Law, Politics, Rules, Standards, Interpretation

JEL Classification: K10

Suggested Citation

Alexander, Lawrence, Law and Politics: What Is their Relation? (2018). Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2018; San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 19-412. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3449352 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3449352

Lawrence Alexander (Contact Author)

University of San Diego School of Law ( email )

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