Properties Of Law: Essays In Honour Of Jim Harris by Timothy Endicott

Properties Of Law: Essays In Honour Of Jim Harris

EditorTimothy Endicott, Joshua Getzler, Edwin Peel

Hardcover | February 15, 2006

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The late Jim Harris' theory of the science of law, and his theoretical work on human rights and property, have been a challenge and stimulus to legal scholars for the past twenty-five years. This collection of essays, originally conceived as a festschrift and now offered to the memory of agreatly admired scholar, assesses Harris' contribution across many fields of law and legal philosophy. The chapters are written by some of the foremost specialists writing today, and reflect the wide range of Harris's work, and the depth of his influence on legal studies. They include contributionson topics as diverse as the nature of law and legal reasoning, rival theories of property rights and their impact on practical questions before the courts; the nature of precedent in legal argument; and the evolving concept of human rights and its place in legal discourse.With a foreword by the Honourable Justice Edwin Cameron, this volume celebrates the life and work of Jim Harris

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Jim Harris: Fellow and Tutor in Law, Keble College, Oxford from 1973 until his death in 2004. Professor since 1997. Formerly Lecturer at the LSE. A distinguished scholar principally in the fields of philosophy and property, and especially the philosophy of property, he had recently turned his attention to human rights; a topic he w...
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Title:Properties Of Law: Essays In Honour Of Jim HarrisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.13 inPublished:February 15, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Honourable Justice Edwin Cameron: ForewordILegal Theory1. Stanley Paulson: J.W. Harris's Kelsen2. Julie Dickson: Interpreting Normativity3. Brian Bix: Reductionism and Explanation in Legal Theory4. Jes Bjarup: Scepticism and Scandinavian Legal Realists5. Jeremy Horder: Precedent, Morality and Judicial Discretion in Statutory InterpretationIIProperty6. Richard Epstein: Weak and Strong Conceptions of Property7. Tony Honore: Property And Ownership8. David Lametti: The Morality of James Harris's Theory of Property9. James Penner: Ownership, Co-ownership, and the Justification of Property Rights10. Stephen Munzer: Plants, Torts, and Intellectual Property11. Edwin Peel: The Legacy of Penn v. Lord Baltimore12. Joshua Getzler: Property, Personality, and ViolenceIIIPrecedent13. Isabelle Rorive: Towards Principles of Overruling in a Civil Law Supreme Court14. Lionel Smith: The Rationality of TraditionIVHuman Rights15. Hugh Corder: Judging Rights in a Democratic South Africa16. John Eekelaar: Invoking Human Rights17. Timothy Endicott: The Infant in the Snow18. Bernard Rudden: Matter MattersBibliography of the Works of Jim Harris