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The Resource Philosopher kings? : the adjudication of conflicting human rights and social values, George C. Christie

Philosopher kings? : the adjudication of conflicting human rights and social values, George C. Christie

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Philosopher kings? : the adjudication of conflicting human rights and social values
Title
Philosopher kings?
Title remainder
the adjudication of conflicting human rights and social values
Statement of responsibility
George C. Christie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Philosopher Kings' examines the attempts by courts to sort out conflicts involving freedom of expression, including religious expression on the one hand and rights to privacy and other important social values on the other
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Christie, George C
Dewey number
341.4/8
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
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Human rights
Label
Philosopher kings? : the adjudication of conflicting human rights and social values, George C. Christie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-181) and index
Color
black and white
Contents
Introduction -- "Rights" discourse -- Structural impediments to consistent application of "universal" human rights -- The enlarged view of rights in contemporary constitutions and human rights conventions : the notion of defeasible rights -- Litigation involving a conflict of rights, each of equal value -- The epistemology of judicial decision making -- The unsuccessful attempt to find a philosophical "North Star" to aid in judicial decision making -- The use of balancing tests and factor analysis : the inevitable tendency to resort to bright-line tests -- An overview of case-by-case adjudication, its possible goals, and the influence of legal traditions -- The optimal conditions for case-by-case adjudication and its limits -- Case-by-case adjudication of contentious human rights controversies -- What if we must choose?
Control code
ocn728216369
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 195 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199712380
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)728216369
Label
Philosopher kings? : the adjudication of conflicting human rights and social values, George C. Christie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-181) and index
Color
black and white
Contents
Introduction -- "Rights" discourse -- Structural impediments to consistent application of "universal" human rights -- The enlarged view of rights in contemporary constitutions and human rights conventions : the notion of defeasible rights -- Litigation involving a conflict of rights, each of equal value -- The epistemology of judicial decision making -- The unsuccessful attempt to find a philosophical "North Star" to aid in judicial decision making -- The use of balancing tests and factor analysis : the inevitable tendency to resort to bright-line tests -- An overview of case-by-case adjudication, its possible goals, and the influence of legal traditions -- The optimal conditions for case-by-case adjudication and its limits -- Case-by-case adjudication of contentious human rights controversies -- What if we must choose?
Control code
ocn728216369
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 195 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199712380
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)728216369

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