Redhouse, Vincent Peter
In order for a state to be legitimate vis-à-vis its citizens,
those citizens must be reasonably able to, minimally, trust that
it is both able and willing to create laws that are morally just.
For liberal theories of legitimacy, generally speaking, just
laws are laws that respect the individual rights of persons. The
settler colonial states of Australia and the United States have
throughout their history failed to respect the rights of
indigenous peoples qua...[Show more]
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