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Published: 11 December 2003

368 Pages

ISBN: 9780199247820

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Rethinking the Reasonable Person

An Egalitarian Reconstruction of the Objective Standard

Mayo Moran

  • Systematic reassessment of reasonable person in private and criminal law, and of the feminist and egalitarian criticisms of the reasonable person
  • Links conventional and critical legal theory in assessing how the reasonable person can be reconstructed to fulfil its egalitarian ambitions
  • Addresses difficulties with reasonable person across doctrinal areas and advocates specific changes to the standard