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Dworkin, Ronald Myles,

1931–2013, American legal philosopher. b. Worcester, Mass. A professor at Yale (1962–75), Oxford (1969–98), New York Univ. (1975–2013), and University College London (1998–2013), Dworkin's work such as Taking Rights Seriously (1977) rejects the positivist conceptions of law prevalent among legal realists and posits that rights are premised upon a comprehensive set of moral precepts that make individual rights comprehensible. A regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and frequent commentator on constitutional questions, Dworkin criticized as unworkable Robert BorkBork, Robert Heron,
1927–2012, American jurist, b. Pittsburgh. He received his law degree from the Univ. of Chicago in 1953, and was professor of law at Yale (1962–73, 1977–81). While serving as U.S.
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's notion of basing contemporary jurisprudence on the "original intent" of the authors of the constitution. His other works include A Matter of Principle (1985), Law's Empire (1986), Life's Dominion (1993), and Freedom's Law: The Moral Reading of the American Constitution (1996). Justice for Hedgehogs (2011) is a summing up of his work in the law and moral and political philosophy.
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Nor do I think, with Ronald Dworkin, that when a judge steps beyond the letter of the law, he necessarily substitutes his own opinions (that is, first-order judgments), unless of course he is looking for opportunities to do so.
My argument in this paper is that a Natural Law and Interpretive approach derived from Thomas Aquinas, Lon Fuller, and Ronald Dworkin supports increasing direct judicial involvement as a crucial element in rehabilitation and reentry programs for drug offenders.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Ronald Dworkin engaged in a fierce debate with other philosophers on the question of the regulation of pornography.
Ronald Dworkin wrote in his final book, Justice for Hedgehogs:
Drawing on the ideas of legal philosopher David Dyzenhaus and Australian legal scholar Margaret Allars, the book responds to the ideas of legal theorist Ronald Dworkin.
As philosopher Ronald Dworkin explained: "Government insults its citizens, and denies their moral responsibility, when it decrees that they cannot be trusted to hear opinions that might persuade them to dangerous or offensive convictions.
Ronald Dworkin calls his general interpretive method (including his view of constitutional interpretation and construction) "constructive interpretation.
that of Ronald Dworkin, is much in the spirit of Rights Absolutism.
O que leva Ronald Dworkin a conclusao de que existiria uma dimensao moral objetiva, independente das crencas subjetivas, que conteria os valores eticos necessarios a unidade da comunidade politica.
Review of Ronald Dworkin, Religion without God, (Harvard University Press, 2013), 180 pages
Tras el famoso articulo de Ronald Dworkin <<The model of Rules>>, 1967, publicado con posterioridad como el capitulo segundo de su libro Taking Rights Seriously, 1977, el autor estadounidense, con la intencion de impugnar el positivismo juridico <<en la poderosa forma que le ha dado H.
The late Professor Ronald Dworkin conceived of a theory of adjudication that was based on the presence of "principles" that, together with legal rules created by courts and legislatures, make up the "law.