The Journal Jurisprudence is published by the Elias Clark Group and distributed in connection with the Gale Group, a part of Cengage Learning.

Volume Twenty-One

Trinity Term 2014


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Drug Legalization: Rescuing Central America from the Claws of Crime
Mr Ivan Cachanosky
Second Category Assistant, Universidad de Buenos Aires

Ms Vannia J. Zelaya
Master of Public Policy Candidate, Pepperdine University

Professor Walter E. Block
Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics, Joseph A. Butt, S.J. College of Business, Loyola University New Orleans

Natural Unity and Paradoxes of Legal Persons
Mr James Goetz
Independent Scholar

In Defense of Judicial Prudence: American Constitutional Theory, Virtue, and Judicial Review in Hard Cases
Associate Professor Nicholas Buccola
Associate Professor of Political Science, Linfield College

 

   

 

Volume Twenty

Hilary Term 2013


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Reframing the Constitution: Brandeis, “Facts,” and the Nation’s Deliberative Process
Professor Lawrence S. Zacharias
Professor Emeritus
Isenberg School of Management
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Legal Theory and The Holocaust: Between The Purposive and The Reflective
Dr Gavin Byrne
Lecturer
Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham

Views from the Cathedral:  Blindfolds, Color-Blindness and other Problems with Justice’s Visual Acuity
Dr Alexander Pulte
Associate-in-Law, Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Columbia Law School
Columbia University

 

   

 

Volume Nineteen

Michaelmas Term 2013


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Foreword
The Hon Michael Kirby AC, CMG
Justice of the High Court of Australia (1996 – 2009)


Introduction
Dr Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor, The Journal Jurisprudence

Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights: Uneasy Marriage, Uncertain Future
Dr Mark D. Kielsgard
Assistant Professor of Law
City University of Hong Kong

Transforming Rhetoric into Reality: Addressing the Challenges of Making the Elimination of Violence against Women a Lived Reality in Australia
Ms Edwina MacDonald
Solicitor

Ms Liz Snell
Women’s Legal Services New South Wales


Toward a Libertarian Framework for Indian Rights

Dr Torivio A. Fodder
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Maori & Indigenous Governance Centre
Te Piringa – Faculty of Law, University of Waikato

The Role of International Human Rights Law and Comprehensive Historical Methodology in Resolving the Conflict Between Positive Law and Natural Law Theories
Professor Susan H. Bitensky
Alan S. Zekelman Professor of International Human Rights Law and Director of the Lori E. Talsky Center for Women and Children
Michigan State University College of Law

A Raw Deal By Design: Why Would Uganda Import Homophobia and Export Oil?
Mr Karl T. Muth
Lecturer in Economics and Public Policy
Northwestern University


The Right to Health: A Right on the Rise?
Dr Richard Baker
Lawyer & Psychiatrist

Ms Vanessa Taylor
Solicitor


Climate Change and Human Rights
Stephen Keim, SC
Higgins Chambers, Brisbane

   

 

Volume Eighteen

Trinity Term 2013


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Shakespeare’s Reflections on Love and Law in Romeo and Juliet
Associate Professor D. Scott Broyles
Charlotte Law School

The United States Constructional History through the Barristers and Political Theories of the Middle Temple Inn of Court
Professor Allen Shoenberger
Loyola University Chicago School of Law

The Attorney-General in Eighteenth-Century England
Dr Guy Lurie
Lately of Georgetown University

   

 

Volume Seventeen

Hilary Term 2013


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Editorial
Dr Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor of the Journal Jurisprudence

Economic Justice and the Internal Point of View
Adam J. MacLeod
Visiting Fellow, Princeton University &
Associate Professor, Faulkner University

Does Dworkin’s Moral Reading Rest on a Mistake?
Mr Jacob Nebel
Marshall Scholar-Elect
Princeton University

Peirce and the Law: A New Hypothesis
Mr Geoff Turley
J.D. Candidate
The George Washington University Law School

   

 

Volume Sixteen

Michaelmas Term 2012


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Editorial
Dr Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor of the Journal Jurisprudence

All Taking and No Giving: The Conceptual Trend in Transfers of Ownership
Mr Alexander Green
University College London

International Rule of Law and Human Rights: The Aspiration of a Work in Progress
Dr Joaquín González Ibáñez
Madrid Alfonso X University

The Positive Criteria of Legal Norms: Law Between Facts and Norms
Dr Claudio Bozzi
Deakin University

The Failure of State Building in Afghanistan, Review of ‘The Rule of Law in Afghanistan: Missing in Action’
Mr Richard Hanania
University of Chicago

Book Review: ‘Sherlock Holmes and the Case if the Bulgarian Codex’ By Tim Symonds
Dr Xanthe Mallett
University of New England

A Packet of Purported Legal Humor
Mr Stephen Kruger
Attorney at Law

   

 

Volume Fifteen

Summer Term 2012


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Forward
The Rt. Hon. Malcolm Fraser
Former Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia

Editorial
Dr Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor of the Journal Jurisprudence

The Law of Nations and John Locke’s Second Treatise: The Emergence of the Fiduciary Legal Order During World War II
Professor Thomas Boudreau
Salisbury University

Francis Biddle and the Nuremberg Legacy: Waking the Human Conscience
Assistant Professor Tara Helfman
Syracuse University College of Law

The International Criminal Court, Drug Trafficking and Crimes Against Humanity: A Local Interpretation of the Rome Statute
Dr. Juan Carlos Sainz-Borgo
The University for Peace

Human Rights and Multilateral Trade: A Pragmatic Approach to Understanding the Linkages
Professor Mihir Kanade
The University for Peace

The Global and the Regional in the Responsibility to Protect: Where Does Authority Lie?
Professor Bernard Ntahiraja
The University of Burundi

Avances en la Jurisprudencia Internacional en Violencia Sexual contra Mujeres en Conflictos Armados (Original in Spanish)

Advances in International Jurisprudence on Sexual Violence against Women during Armed Conflicts (English translation)

Judge Baltasar Garzón
Organizaton of American States

Reflections on a Revolution in International Law: Trends and the Second Bounce of the Ball
Professor Brian Polkinghorn
Salisbury University

   

 

Volume Fourteen

Trinity Term 2012


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Introduction                                                                                     
Dr Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor

Editorial                                                                                          
Mr Trent J. Smyth
Honorary Consul of Malawi - Australia

Justiciability Theory Versus Political Question Doctrine: Challenges of the Nigerian Judiciary in the Determination
of Electoral and Other Related Cases

Professor Wahab O. Egbewole
University of Ilorin

Mr Olugbenga A. Olatunji                                                                       
University of Ilorin

Taql?d v. Ijtih?d: The Rise of Taql?d as the Secondary Judicial Approach in Islamic Jurisprudence
Assistant Professor Mohammed A. Abdelaal
Alexandria University

Africa and the Extended Continental Shelf under the Law of the Sea Convention (LOSC) 1982
Dr. Edwin Egede
Cardiff University

Legal Empowerment of the Poor: Does Political Participation Matter?
Dr. Oche Onazi
University of Dundee

From Literalism Through Traditional to Contemporary Functionalism: The Role of a Constructor in a World of Legal Expressions
Dr. Muhtar Etudaiye
University of Ilorin

Mr Mohammed Etudaiye
University of Abuja

We the People v The Nigerian Constitution: And the grundnorm is...?
Ms Adeola Aderomola
University of Pretoria

 

   

 

Volume Thirteen

Hilary Term 2012


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Editorial                       
Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor

Americans' Unwillingness to Pay Taxes Before the American Revolution: An Uncomfortable Legacy
Professor Richard A. Westin
University of Kentucky

Rawls's Principles of Justice and Nonideal Cases of Religious Practice and Corporate Participation
Mr Luke W. Hunt
United States Department of Justice

Humanitarian Intervention and the War Powers Debate
Mr Richard Hanania
University of Chicago

 

   

 

Volume Twelve

Hilary Term 2011


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Editorial                       
Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor

 

Puritanism, Godliness, and Political Development in
Boston & the General Court (1630-1640)

Peter J. Mazzacano
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University


Holmes and Dissent
Allen Mendenhall
Faulkner University


Act, Circumstance, and Event:
Austinian Action Theory under the Griffith Criminal Code

John Aberdeen
The Queensland Bar


   

 

Volume Eleven: Looking Forward

Michaelmas Term 2011


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Editorial: Looking Forward                                          
Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor

 

Constitutional Core(s) - Amendments, Entrenchments, Eternities and Beyond
Christoph Bezemek
Vienna University of Economics and Business

 

Law and Flexibility - Rule of Law Limits of a Rhetorical Silver Bullet
Lutz-Christian Wolff
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

Republican Freedom - Three Problems
John A. Bruegger
Washington University in St. Louis


   

 

Volume Ten: Jurisprudence Today

Trinity Term 2011


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Editorial: Jurisprudence Today
Aron Ping D'Souza
Editor, The Journal Jurisprudence

LAW as Referent
C.G. Bateman
University of British Columbia

The Moral Irrelevance of Global and International Inequality
Hugo Omar Seleme
National University of Córdoba

Taking Stare Decisis Seriously
James G. Wilson
Cleveland State University

Gratitude and the Environment: Toward Individual and Collective Ecological Virtue
Reed Elizabeth Loder
Vermont Law School

The Democratic Common Law
Matthew Steilen
Covington & Burling

Neuroprudence: Using Neuroscience to Debunk Positivism's Separation Thesis and Create a Niche for Naturalism in Our Positive Laws
Daniel R. Correa
Oklahoma City University

   

 

Volume Nine: Legal Histories

Hilary Term 2011


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Editorial: Legal Histories
Aron Ping D'Souza
Editor, The Journal Jurisprudence

Untangling A Historian's Misinterpretation of Ancient Rome's Treason Laws
Isaac J. Colunga
Ice Miller LLP

On the Formation of the American Corporate State: The Fuller Supreme Court, 1888-1910
George Skouras
The New School for Social Research

How Judges Don't Think: The Inadvertent Misuse of Precedent in the Strange Career of the Illinois Doctrine of Antagonistic Defenses, 1876-1986
Scott Hamilton Dewey
UCLA School of Law

 


   

 

Volume Eight: The Jurisprudence of Reasoning

Michaelmas Term 2010


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Editorial: The Jurisprudence of Reasoning
Aron Ping D'Souza
Editor, The Journal Jurisprudence

Reasonableness in Administrative Discretion: A Formal Model
P.L.M. Lucatuorto
University of Bologna

 

How to Do Things with Wittgenstein: The Relevance of 
Wittgenstein’s Later Philosophy to the Philosophy of Law

David M. Finkelstein
United States Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit

 

Therapeutic Jurisprudence, the Death Penalty, and the Significance of Life
Edgardo Rotman
University of Miami


   
 

Volume Seven: The Canengusian Connection

Summer Term 2010

Guest Edited by Richard Mullender of Newcastle University


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Introduction
Aron Ping D'Souza
Editor, The Journal Jurisprudence

Editorial
Richard Mullender
Reader, Newcastle Law School
Newcastle University

The Canengusian Connection
(Reprinted by Kind Permission of the Osgoode Hall Law Review)

A Final Letter
Allan C Hutchinson
Distinguished Research Professor
Osgoode Hall School of Law
Osgoode Hall University

Derek Morgan
Sometime Professor of Law
The University of Sheffield &
Editor, The Journal of Professional Negligence

The Tortological Question And The Public-Private Relationship In Tort Law
T.T. Arvind
Lecturer in Law, School of Law
University of York

Diversity, Dissonance and Denial: The Canengusian Environmental Connection
Ole W. Pedersen
Lecturer in Law, Newcastle Law School
Newcastle University

Monologism and Dialogism in Private Law
Patrick O'Callaghan
Lecturer in Law, Newcastle Law School
Newcastle University

Connecting Canengus to the University Curriculum
Gemma Turton
Lecturer in Law, School of Law
University of Leicester

An Exploratory Theory of Legal Coherence in Canengus and Beyond
Emilia Mickiewicz
Doctoral Student, Newcastle Law School

Gathering the Water: Abuse of Rights After the Recognition of Government Failure
David Campbell
Durham Law School
Durham University UK

Conflict in Canengus: The Battle of Consequentialism and Deonotology
Man Chun Siu
Newcastle Law School Graduate (2010)

Corrective Justice and Horizontal Privacy: A Leaf out of Wright J's Book
Thomas D. C. Bennett
Lecturer, BPP Law School

The Scampering Discourse of Negligence Law
Richard Mullender
Reader, Newcastle Law School
Newcastle University

   

 

Volume Six: Contemporary Legal Theory

Trinity Term 2010

Guest Edited by Dr.Jur. Eric Engle


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Introduction
Mr Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor
The Journal Jurisprudence

Editorial
Dr.Jur. Eric Engle
Harvard University

Names and Designations in Law: Towards a Nominalist
Approach to Constitutional Jurisprudence

Mr Thomas Kupka
University of Bremen

Earth Jurisprudence and the Ecological Case for Degrowth
Mr Samuel Alexander
The University of Melbourne

The True Cost of Economic Rights Jurisprudence
Mr Max McCann
New York City Law Department

Truth is Truth to the End of Reckoning: But How to Reckon Where Truth be Found? Methodological Obstacles Facing the Legal Theorist in Attempting to Explicate the Nature of Law
Ms. Donna M. Lyons
New York University

Co-Existence of Positive Law and Normative Order
Professor Bidzina Savaneli
University of Tbilisi

Postscript
Dr.Jur. Eric Engle
Harvard University


   

 

Volume Five: Religion and Jurisprudence

Hilary Term 2010


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Editorial
Mr Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor
The Journal Jurisprudence

The (Contingent) Value of Autonomy and the Reflexivity of (Some) Basic Goods
Associate Professor Adam J. MacLeod
Faulkner University

A Study of Individual Freedom and Religious
Liberalism in Islamic Jurisprudence

Associate Professor Nehaluddin Ahmad
Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University

Diversity, Global Unity, and The Holy Trinity: Making Sense of World Events Through An Integrative Jurisprudence
Mr Pablo S. Hurtado
Ruhl Law Group

Assistant Professor Kevin Govern
Ave Maria University


   

 

 

Volume Four: The Jurisprudence of Torts

Michaelmas Term 2009


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Editorial
Mr Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor
The Journal Jurisprudence


The Cultural Offense: How and
Why Plaintiffs Bring Cultural Claims To Court

Ms. Brooke Glass-O'Shea
University of Southern California


The Influence of Franz Kafka on American Jurisprudence
Mr Jonathan Blackmore
Shepard Broad Law Centre
Nova Southeastern University


Teaching the Law of Wrongs without Searching for What is Right
Associate Professor Robert L. McFarland
Faulkner University


Law and Decision Making:
Incorporating Internal Harm into Rational Choice Theory

Joshua Masters
New York University

   

 

 

Volume Three: The Structure of Law

Easter Term 2009


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Editorial
Mr Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor
The Journal Jurisprudence

A Platonic Critique of Codification
Assistant Professor Kyle A. Scott
University of North Florida

A Ratchet That Can Get Stuck: On the Relationship Between the American Federal and States Constitutions
Dr Ofer Raban
University of Oregon School of Law

Where Do Constitutional Modalities Come From? Complexity Theory and the Emergence of Intradoctrinalism
Mr Jesse Ram Merriam
Johns Hopkins University

Sovereignty: Its Concomitant Ingredients, Its Pragmatic Constraints and Islamic Jurisprudence: A Critical Appraisal
Dr Nehaluddin Ahmad
Multimedia University of Malaysia

Ancient Constitutionalism: Sir Edward Coke Contribution to the Anglo-American Legal Tradition
Mr Jason S. Crye
Roger Williams University

   

 

Volume Two: Jurisprudence and Economics

Hilary Term 2009


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Editorial
Mr Aron Ping D’Souza
Editor
The Journal Jurisprudence

Archaic Criminal Codes and Penitential Indulgences
Mr Benjamin Taibleson
Yale University

Law and Economics: Theoretical Puffery, Exaggerated Claims and Counterfactual Models
Dr. Jur. Eric Engle
Harvard University

The Jurisprudential Niche Occupied by Law and Economics
Professor Nicholas Mercuro
Michigan State University

A Framework for Measuring the Costs of Paths to Justice
Dr Martin Gramatikov
Tilburg University 

 

   

 

Volume One: What is Law?

Michaelmas 2008


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Editorial: What is Law?

Mr Aron Ping D’Souza

The Law as Bard: Extolling a Culture’s Virtues, Exposing Its Vices, and Telling Its Story

Associate Professor Adam J. MacLeod

Law as Lex v Ius

Dr.Jur. Eric Engle

The Hartian Tradition in International Law

Dr Jason A. Beckett

 

 

 

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