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Download Book ✓ Taking Rights Seriously º What is law? What is it for? How should judges decide novel cases when the statutes and earlier decisions provide no clear answer? Do judges make up new law in such cases or is there some higher law in which they discover the correct answer? Must everyone always obey the law? If not when is a citWhat is law? What is it for? How should judges decide novel cases when the statutes and earlier decisions provide no clear answer? Do judges make up new law in such cases or is there some higher law in which they discover the correct answer? Must everyone always obey the law? If not when is a citizen morally free to disobey?A renowned philosopher enters the debate surrounding these uestions Clearly and forcefully Ronald Dworkin argues against the ruling theory in Anglo American law legal positivism and economic utilitarianism and asserts that individuals have legal rights beyond those explicitly laid down and that they have political and moral rights against th The idea of Rights and it's relation to human dignity is the area exploring in this fairly

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E state that are prior to the welfare of the majorityMr Dworkin criticizes in detail the legal positivists' theory of legal rights particularly H L A Hart's well known version of it He then develops a new theory of adjudication and applies it to the central and politically important issue of cases in which the Supreme Court interprets and applies the Constitution Through an analysis of John Rawls's theory of justice he argues that fundamental among political rights is the right of each individual to the eual respect and concern of those who govern him He offers a theory of compliance with the law designed not simply to answer theoretical uestions about civil di Deep but conversational An extraordinarily ambitious book Dworkin stands with some of the m

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Taking Rights SeriouslySobedience but to function as a guide for citizens and officials Finally Professor Dworkin considers the right to liberty often thought to rival and even preempt the fundamental right to euality He argues that distinct individual liberties do exist but that they derive not from some abstract right to liberty as such but from the right to eual concern and respect itself He thus denies that liberty and euality are conflicting idealsRonald Dworkin's theory of law and the moral conception of individual rights that underlies it have already made him one of the most influential philosophers working in this area This is the first publication of these ideas in book for Response to positivism Unlike Hart Dworkin is not very clear and not always logical but his