Lawlemmas: In Search of Principled Choices in Law, Justice, by James R. Acker

By James R. Acker

“Lawlemma,” a observe now not present in the dictionary, represents a union of “law” and “lemma.” legislations calls for no clarification, however the time period "lemma" is extra vague. It has a twin which means: one (as in “dilemma”) is a premise or proposition utilized in structuring an issue; the opposite is a different leaf surrounding the fragile flower of a grass plant.

This e-book bargains a sequence of interrelated narrative essays that depend upon fictional characters to confront readers with hard problems with legislation and justice, matters that call for cautious research and lend themselves to dependent, even if disputable, answer. it truly is meant in particular for sessions during which scholars discover the elemental rules and cost offerings which are mirrored in principles of legislations and their software, quite legal legislation, felony method, and choose constitutional concerns together with unfastened speech and euthanasia.

The vigorous essays function a faculty professor and his scholars as they have interaction and come upon numerous vexing “lawlemmas” either in and out of the study room. the quantity offers to motivate mirrored image and evoke dialogue whereas introducing scholars to concerns and rules on the middle of legislation and justice. 

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