Legal statements are, according to the authors, the most basic elements of the law. Nevertheless they must be considered not only as the pieces of a puzzle, but also as the components of a dynamic and highly complex reality: the law of contemporary society. The book presents an analysis of the different types of legal statements (mandatory rules, principles, power-conferring rules, definitions, permissions, values and the rule of recognition) from a threeefold perspective, that is, considering their logical structure, their ...

A Theory of Legal Sentences 2012, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789401037389

Softcover Reprint of the Origi edition

Trade paperback

A Theory of Legal Sentences 1997, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9780792348566

1998 edition