LAWS2249 Legal Theory Study Notes
Subject notes for ANU LAWS2249
All lecture notes and reading notes weeks 1-12. TOPIC LIST Introduction to Legal Theory Law and Politics Law and Art Law and History Law, Obligation and Power Contemporary Legal Positivism: Hart Contemporary Legal Positivism: Waldron The Hart/Fuller Debate Dworkin's Anti-Positivism Theories of Common Law Foucault, Power and Law Rule of Law, Rights and Judicial Review Theories of the Rule of Law Mythology of the Rule of Law Judicial Dissent and Unjust Laws Rule of Law in the Global South Rights Discourse and Its Critics Minority and Group Rights Democracy and Constitutional Rights Can Rights-Based Judicial Review be Justified?
Semester 2, 2017