Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 February 2010

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199532216

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Hard Cases in Wicked Legal Systems

Pathologies of Legality

Second Edition

David Dyzenhaus

  • Substantially revised new edition of an influential work in legal theory
  • Makes abstract debates in legal philosophy easily understandable by setting them in a real-world context
  • Addresses current debates about the legality of security laws post 9/11

New to this Edition:

  • Substantially rewritten to account for developments in South Africa and trends in legal theory since the first edition
  • New chapters on the concept of legality in theory and practice

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