Oxford University Press (2010)

Jeffrey Brand
George Washington University
Introduction -- Practical reasons and judicial use of force -- Deviating from legal standards -- The legal duties of judges -- The normative classification of legal results -- Reasons to deviate -- Adherence rules -- Obeying adherence rules -- The judicial oath -- Legal duty and political obligation -- Systemic effects -- Agent-relative principles -- Optimal adherence rules -- Guidance rules -- Treating like cases alike -- Implementation -- Theoretical implications -- Conclusion.
Keywords Judicial ethics  Judicial corruption  Rule of law
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Call number KF8779.B73 2010
ISBN(s) 0195342291   9780195342291
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