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declaratory theory (of law)

Edited by Audrey Blunden

in Australian Law Dictionary

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780195557558
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199691449
declaratory theory (of law)

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The view, associated with Blackstone and grounded in legal positivism, that judges do not make the common law, but

Reference Entry.  32 words. 

Subjects: Law

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