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Escapable law

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The law tells us what we ought to do, legally speaking. Why care about that? We usually have moral reasons to care about what the law thinks since we need to know whether its demands are justified. We often have prudential reasons since those charged with applying and executing law can make trouble for us. We sometimes have role-based reasons to care: it may be our job or station to teach, study, or apply legal norms. Moreover, a few people have reasons of personal taste or interest—they are ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/jrls/jly024

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
Oxford college:
Balliol College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
110–124
Publication date:
2019-06-14
Acceptance date:
2018-11-27
DOI:
EISSN:
2219-7117
ISSN:
2219-7125
Source identifiers:
948334
Language:
English
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2018-11-29

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