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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 305.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Richard Rorty Hauke Brunkhorst, Solidarity: From Civic Friendship to a Global Legal Community , trans. Jeffrey Flynn (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005), 253 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 505.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Peter T. Leeson Chartier Gary , Anarchy and Legal Order: Law and Politics for a Stateless Society . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 416 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 January 2011
...John Q. Stilwell Frederick Schauer, Thinking Like A Lawyer: A New Introduction to Legal Reasoning (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009), 256 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 148.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Stanley N. Katz Christian Joerges and Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, eds., Darker Legacies of Law in Europe: The Shadow of National Socialism and Fascism over Europe and Its Legal Traditions (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2003), 416 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 342–366.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Michael Braddick Abstract This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Antipolitics” explores the place of legal agency in the political thought and activities of John Lilburne, one of the leading English Levellers of the seventeenth century. Protection of his rights as a freeborn...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 229–268.
Published: 01 April 2009
... that the genre of rabbinic debate—rather than the specific content of rabbinic statements—can be understood as peaceful. The study of halakhic literature, which is generally understood either as designed to clarify and quantify explicit legal demands or as a setting for pluralistic and progressive legal debate...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Judith Beyer; Felix Girke Twenty-five years ago, drawing on her fieldwork among the Zapotec, the legal anthropologist Laura Nader proposed the term harmony ideology to characterize postcolonial systems of justice. She found outward social harmony to be the result of coercion, as people were denied...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 221–230.
Published: 01 April 2011
... in the arts by drawing out its implications for the interpretation of publicly consequential texts (such as constitutions, legal statutes, and canon law). Arguing that judges and clerics could learn much from studying the work of Philip Gossett and other practitioners of textual criticism in the arts...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 518–529.
Published: 01 August 2013
... functioned as a set of rules and rights—and legal entitlements and disabilities are a primary source of meaning for racial categories. The law provides a starting point for understanding how there could be so much consensus regarding such a blur. Legal decision making is itself a process that blurs what...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 August 2009
... by a year-long strike of its coal miners were stirred again by a recent visit to the United States to attend a conference on Catholic Social Teaching where the growing social and legal acceptance of homosexuality and the continued toleration of lawful abortion were both angrily denounced by two speakers who...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 92–103.
Published: 01 April 2019
... legal system on what Vattimo terms “optimistic nihilism” would dismiss any urge for the unity and strength supposedly characteristic of monoculturalism and univocal values. Such cohesion as is possible must come from flexibility, responsiveness to contingency, and an openness to multivocal values...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 364–377.
Published: 01 April 2019
... generation mythologized the Nazi period as a criminal abyss. If this strategy allowed the government of the Federal Republic to assume legal responsibility for reparation claims, it also served to release individuals from working through their own painful pasts. This stage yielded to a second phase, one...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 420–436.
Published: 01 September 2015
... arranged by her father to a man of his own age took advantage of her youth and legal powerlessness does she begin to redistribute blame for this sexual abuse. Refusing to serve the interests of her hated husband, she is able to forgive herself and eventually becomes a source of healing for other injured...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 253–269.
Published: 01 April 2015
... by the defeated Erinyes, and the compensation they are offered. On the other hand, the tragedy clearly shows how difficult it is for a fair legal judgment to be made without a view to larger issues of national expedience, security, and inherent power structures, especially that of patriarchy. © 2015 by Edith...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 446–473.
Published: 01 August 2013
... legal roll, and finally a pair of French poems about the death of the English commander, Thomas Montagu, fourth earl of Salisbury, at the English siege of Orléans in 1428, contrasted with some English translations of poems by Charles d'Orléans. The essay argues that blurriness in medieval bilingualism...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 474–489.
Published: 01 August 2013
... Spain, it analyzes polemical texts of diverse natures and from different centuries to see how their authors, by attacking both dogmatic and legal opinion, aimed to harden the amorphous boundaries between groups. On the Christian side, polemicists argued for the restriction of the rights of Muslims...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 296–336.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., are subjected to only the lightest analysis. Scant thematic cues organize this in-depth exploration of the wills, deeds of purchase, quitclaims, rentals, indentures, receipts, charitable bequests, and other legal and commercial transactions of John Tasburgh I (d. 1473), his wife Margery (d. 1485), John Tasburgh...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 317–323.
Published: 01 September 2023
... by eliminating checks on its conduct that the Supreme Court had been developing and applying since the 1950s. Traditional Jewry and Judaism being notoriously hypernomian, the resistance to legality on the part of the ruling coalition has conveyed an aura of antinomian heresy. The choice in Israel appears...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 269–315.
Published: 01 April 2009
... Persevering Grave Manifest in Sin” ( ( Raymond Burke’s essays “On Civic Our Responsibility for the Common Good” Persons” to Unions Homosexual Recognition ( Legal between...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 142–143.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Union, enthusiasts for an enlightened (and Enlightenment) constitution, many many enlightened(and foran Enlightenment) constitution, Union,enthusiasts European the for constitution formal a secure to failure apparent the lowing Thesecome essays at momentimportant an of legal the Europe...