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On the Autonomy of Corrective Justice
A few years ago, Peter Benson argued that unless claims in corrective justice are grounded on an independent, non-distributive measure of entitlement, corrective justice collapses into distributiveExpand
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Equity and the Rule of Law
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The Scope and Structure of Unjust Enrichment
From the publication of his Introduction to the Law of Restitution in 19851 until his death in 2004, Peter Birks was the leading common law scholar of the law of restitution and unjust enrichment. HeExpand
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The Structure and Content of the Right for Restitution for Unjust Enrichment
John Austin held that the principal analytic distinction to be drawn in the law of obligations is that between primary and secondary rights and duties. Secondary rights and duties, on Austin’sExpand
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Private law and the rule of law
Introduction PART 1: THE PRIVATE LAW CONTRIBUTION TO THE RULE OF LAW 1. Fidelity in Law's Commonwealth 2. The Rule of Law and Private Law 3. The Rule of Law as the Rule of Private Law 4. Liberty andExpand
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Three Accounts of Respect for Persons in Kant's Ethics
The idea that respect for persons comprises the core of morality has long been associated with Kant and the ethics of the Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals. In particular, the secondExpand
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Bruno Latour, We Have Never Been Modern
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Restitution and Realism
  • D. Klimchuk
  • Political Science
  • Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence
  • 1 January 2007
While the roots of the common law of restitution reach back hundreds of years, the idea that it constitutes a domain of private law was first clearly articulated in the American Law Institute’sExpand