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Published: 15 September 2008

208 Pages

ISBN: 9780199552184

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Constitutional Dilemmas

Conflicts of Fundamental Legal Rights in Europe and the USA

Lorenzo Zucca

  • Deals with one of the most important issues of philosophy of law and constitutional thought: that of conflicts of fundamental rights
  • Comparative analysis, with perspectives from European and American legal systems
  • Analyses actual cases of conflict, such as privacy versus free speech, and the Terri Schiavo physician assisted suicide case
  • Zucca seeks a theory of rights that can guide us to a richer, more responsive approach to rights discourse