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Law's Rule: Liberia and the Rule of Law

Chalmers, Shane Paul


Law’s rule is animated by an irresolvable contradiction. By definition ‘the rule of law’ is opposed to ‘the rule of humans’; and yet law remains an inter-subjective phenomenon, enlivened by the very humans over whom it would rule. Thus the rule of law, set against the rule of humans, cannot be instituted in a way that finally separates law from its subjects. This problem is a familiar one. In political theory, it underlies the paradox of how both law-maker and made-law can be sovereign at the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7789cd5f704


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