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Title Legal hermeneutics : history, theory, and practice / edited by Gregory Leyh.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 1992.

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Subject Law -- Interpretation and construction.
Alt Name Leyh, Gregory.
American Political Science Association.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 325 pages)
Note Roundtable discussion at the 1987 American Political Science Association meeting in Chicago, Ill.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Hermeneutics and the rule of law / Fred Dallmayr -- Law and language : a hermeneutics of the legal text / Gerald L. Bruns -- Ars bablativa : Ramism, rhetoric, and the genealogy of English jurisprudence / Peter Goodrich -- The Americanization of hermeneutics : Francis Lieber's Legal and political hermeneutics / James Farr -- Christian praxis as reflective action / Jerry H. Stone -- Constitutional interpretation and conceptual change / Terence Ball -- From the lighthouse : the promise of redemption and the possibility of legal interpretation / Drucilla Cornell -- Intentions and the law : defending hermeneutics / David Couzens Hoy -- Intention, identity, and the Constitution : a response to David Hoy / Steven Knapp and Walter Benn Michaels -- Legal indeterminacy and legitimacy / Ken Krass.
How trials judges talk : speculations about foundationalism and pragmatism in legal culture / Lief H. Carter -- Why constitutional theory matters to constitutional practice (and vice versa) / Michael J. Perry --Legal education and the public life / Gregory Leyh -- Play of surfaces : theory and the law / Stanley Fish.
Note Print version record.
English.
ISBN 0585054320 (electronic bk.)
9780585054322 (electronic bk.)
0520072839 (alk. paper)
9780520072831 (alk. paper)
0520072847 (paper ; alk. paper)
9780520072848 (paper ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 42330944
Additional Format Print version: Legal hermeneutics. Berkeley : University of California Press, 1992 0520072839 (DLC) 90019397 (OCoLC)22543906
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Introduction / Gregory Leyh 
IGeneral Perspectives 
  Hermeneutics and the Rule of Law / Fred Dallmayr3
  Law and Language: A Hermeneutics of the Legal Text / Gerald L. Bruns23
IIHistory 
  Ars Bablativa: Ramism, Rhetoric, and the Genealogy of English Jurisprudence / Peter Goodrich43
  The Americanization of Hermeneutics: Francis Lieber's Legal and Political Hermeneutics / James Farr83
  Christian Praxis as Reflective Action / Jerry H. Stone103
IIITheory 
  Constitutional Interpretation and Conceptual Change / Terence Ball129
  From the Lighthouse: The Promise of Redemption and the Possibility of Legal Interpretation / Drucilla Cornell147
  Intentions and the Law: Defending Hermeneutics / David Couzens Hoy173
  Intention, Identity, and the Constitution: A Response to David Hoy / Steven Knapp, Walter Benn Michaels187
  Legal Indeterminacy and Legitimacy / Ken Kress200
IVPractice 
  How Trial Judges Talk: Speculations About Foundationalism and Pragmatism in Legal Culture / Lief H. Carter219
  Why Constitutional Theory Matters to Constitutional Practice (And Vice Versa) / Michael J. Perry241
  Legal Education and the Public Life / Gregory Leyh269
VCommentary 
  Play of Surfaces: Theory and the Law / Stanley Fish297
 Contributors317
 Index321



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