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Areas of law: three questions in special jurisprudence

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This article addresses three fundamental questions about a key phenomenon in special jurisprudence, ‘areas of law’: (i) what is an area of law; (ii) what are the consequences of dividing law into distinct areas; and (iii) what constitutes the foundations of an area of law. It claims that (i) ‘an area of law’ is a set of legal norms that are intersubjectively recognised by the legal complex as a subset of legal norms in a given jurisdiction; (ii) the sub-division of law into multiple areas mat...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ojls/gqac025

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3661-4832
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Oxford Journal of Legal Studies More from this journal
Volume:
43
Issue:
1
Pages:
76–96
Publication date:
2022-10-26
Acceptance date:
2022-09-29
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EISSN:
1464-3820
ISSN:
0143-6503
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1285518
Local pid:
pubs:1285518
Deposit date:
2022-10-18

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