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Defaming the Dead

Defaming the Dead

Don Herzog

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300221541
eISBN:
9780300227710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221541.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

If you defame the dead, even someone who recently died, tort law does not think that’s an injury: not to the grieving survivors and not to the dead person. This book argues that defamation is an ... More

The Philosophy of Positive LawFoundations of Jurisprudence

The Philosophy of Positive Law: Foundations of Jurisprudence

James Bernard Murphy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300107883
eISBN:
9780300138016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300107883.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book-length study of positive law rewrites central chapters in the history of jurisprudence by uncovering a fundamental continuity among four great legal philosophers: Plato, Thomas Aquinas, ... More

Democratic VistasReflections on the Life of American Democracy

Democratic Vistas: Reflections on the Life of American Democracy

Jedediah Purdy, Anthony Kronman, and Cynthia Farrar (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102567
eISBN:
9780300130485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102567.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book explores democracy in the United States from a variety of perspectives. A dozen contributors consider the nature and prospects of democracy as it relates to the American experience—free ... More

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