Judicial Decisions and Judicial Opinions


in The Ideal of a Rational Morality

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780198250210
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191681264 | DOI:
Judicial Decisions and                         Judicial Opinions

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This chapter considers the relation between judicial decisions and judicial opinions — more specifically, the question whether opinions are necessary or dispensable, and what light that question throws on the question of the relations between law and justice. It then looks at the relations between law and morality.

Keywords: judicial decisions; judicial opinions; philosophy of law; morality; justice

Chapter.  11382 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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