Common law theory / edited by Douglas E. Edlin.
Contributor(s): Edlin, Douglas E.Material type: BookSeries: Cambridge studies in philosophy and law.Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007Description: xiv, 247 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780521846424 (hardback); 0521846420 (hardback).Subject(s): Common law -- Philosophy | Constitutional lawDDC classification: 340.5/701 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Common law rules -- Judges as rule makers / Larry Alexander and Emily Sherwin -- Some types of law / John Gardner -- Common law reasoning -- The principles of legal reasoning in the common law / Melvin A. Eisenberg -- A similibus ad similia : analogical thinking in law / Gerald J. Postema -- Reasoned decisions and legal theory / David Dyzenhaus and Michael Taggart -- Common law constitutionalism -- Common law, natural law, and the constitution / James R. Stoner, Jr. -- Text, context, and constitution : the common law as public reason / T.R.S. Allan -- The myth of the common law constitution / Jeffrey Goldsworthy.