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Published: 30 July 2009

412 Pages


ISBN: 9780195343298

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The Rule of Recognition and the U.S. Constitution

Matthew Adler and Kenneth Einar Himma

  • Provides a rigorous discussion of H.L.A. Hart's model of the "rule of recognition" within the context of the United States Constitution
  • Uses a discussion of Hart's rule of recognition model to illuminate many issues of constitutional theory, and employs the U.S. legal system as a testing ground to evaluate the success of the model
  • Written by the leading scholars in jurisprudence and constitutional theory

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