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Legal validity and judicial ethics

6 Aug 2002
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It is commonplace to say there is a judicial duty of make decisions according to law. But this construction of judicial ethics is threatened by radical disagreement as to what it means to make decisions in accordance with law. In this paper Professor Tom Campbell argues that the legal system must be able to distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate adjudication, and any working conception of adjudicative appropriateness requires being able to test judicial conduct in this sphere against the guidelines provided by rules of recognition.

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2002
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