This book presents the papers and comments on those papers delivered at a colloquium held at the Australian National University in December 2008 to celebrate 50 years since the publication in the Harvard Law Review of the famous and wide-ranging debate between H.L.A. Hart and Lon L. Fuller.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Out of the 'witches' cauldron? : reinterpreting the context and reassessing the significance of the Hart-Fuller Debate / Nicola Lacey Human rights and the rule of law after conflict / Hilary Charlesworth The Hart-Fuller Debate's silence on human rights / Karen Knop International criminal law and the inner morality of law / Larry May On visibility and secrecy in international criminal law Christopher Kutz The Hart-Fuller Debate, transitional societies and the rule of law / Martin Krygier Legal pluralism and the contract between Hart's jurisprudence and Fuller's / Jeremy Waldron The politics of defining law / Margaret Davies Law as a means / Leslie Green Comment on 'Law as a means' / Anthony J. Sebok Two turns of the screw / Desmond Manderson The common discourse of Hart and Fuller / Ngaire Naffine How norms become normative Philip Pettit Resentment, excuse and norms / RIchard H. McAdams Positivism and the separation of realists from their scepticism normative guidance, the rule of law and legal reasoning / Gerald J. Postema Legal reasoning, the rule of law and legal theory / Brian H. Bix.