ANU

Semester 2, 2017


Legal Theory Exam Summary

15 pages

2,000 words

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Description

Outlines key topics including:
- Law, power obligation (positivism, Austin, Bentham)
- Adjudication and role of judges (Hart v Fuller, indeterminacy, Dworkin and Natural Law)
- Legal Realism and Critical Legal Studies (Llewellyn, Stone, Ratio Decidendi)
- Rule of Law (Focault, Postcolonial criticisms, Krygier and substantive rule of law)
- Rights and Democracy (Dworkin, liberal rights v communitarianism, Waldron, minority and group rights, constitutional rights, judicial review)