Justice Accused

Author: Robert M. Cover
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300032529
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"Cover's book is splendid in many ways. His legal history and legal philosophy are both first class. . . . This is, for a change, an interdisciplinary work that is a credit to both disciplines.

The Literature Of American Legal History

Author: William E. Nelson, JR.
Publisher: Beard Books
ISBN: 1587982803
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Two forms of unconventionality are illustrated by Robert M. Cover's Justice
Accused: Antislavery and the Judicial Process.64 One form of unconventionality
is Cover's interdisciplinary approach: Cover turns to what he calls "the 'theory' of
cognitive dissonance"65 for an understanding of how judges react to pressures
from formal legal rules that are inconsistent with their moral values. The insights
available to American legal history from disciplines other than law and history are
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Judges And Unjust Laws

Author: Douglas E Edlin
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
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As I will explain, I assume the formal validity of unjust laws as legal sources and
argue that the purported conflict between principles of justice and principles of
law misapprehends the nature of common law principles and the common law
judicial process. 8. See, e.g., Steven J. Burton, Judging in Good Faith (
Cambridge University Press, 1992), 207. 9. See Robert M. Cover, Justice
Accused: Antislavery and the Judicial Process (Yale University Press, 1975), 197
–225. 10. Id. at 228. 11.

Creon S Ghost Law Justice And The Humanities

Author: Tomain
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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52 See ROBERT M. COVER, JUSTICE ACCUSED: ANTISLAVERY AND THE
JUDICIAL PROCESS 62 & 125 (1975). PLATO, FIVE DIALOGUES: EUTHYPHRO
, APOLOGY, CRITO, MENO, PHAEDO (G. M. A. Grube trans., 1981). See EDWIN
S. CORWIN, THE “HIGHER LAW” BACKGROUND OF AMERICAN
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (1955 ed.); see also Eisgruber, supra note 17, (
discussing Justice Joseph Story's natural law basis for his opinion in Prigg v.
Pennsylvania and Dworkin's ...

Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story

Author: R. Kent Newmyer
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
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Robert M. Cover, Justice Accused: Antislavery and the Judicial Process (New
Haven, Conn., 1975), p. Ioz. 15. 26 Fed. Cas. 846 (No. 15,551). 16. Act of May 15,
1820, chap. 113, secs. 4, 5, 3 U.S. Statutes at Large 6oo. For a discussion see
Hugh G. Soulsby, The Right of Search and the Slave Trade in AngloAmerican
Relations, 1814–1862 (Baltimore, 1933), pp. 847–48. 17. 26 Fed. Cas. 847 (No.
15,551). 18. Webster to Story, 1 December 1821, Story Papers, MHS; Story to
Greenleaf, ...

The Eea And The Efta Court

Author: EFTA Court
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MORAL BLINDNESS Adherence to authority may be part of. 11Stanley Milgram,
Obedience to Authority (New York, Perennial Classics, 1974) with a foreword by
Jerome S Bruner (New York, 2004) 17. 12 Christopher R Browning, Ordinary
Men Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland, (New York,
Harper Perennial, 1998) 71. 13 RM Cover, Justice Accused: Antislavery and the
Judicial Process (New Haven, Yale University Press, 1975). 14 ibid, p 6. 15 ibid,
p 229.

Constitutional Stupidities Constitutional Tragedies

Author: Murphy Institute of Political Economy
Publisher: NYU Press
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See, e.g., Robert Cover, Justice Accused: Antislavery and the Judicial Process
197–259 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975). 7. See Paulsen, “Accused
Justice,” 74–81. 8. See, e.g., Ori Lev, “Personal Morality and Judicial Decision-
Making in the Death Penalty Context,” 11 J. Law & Relig. 637,639–48 (1994–95).
9. The moral-formal dilemma has usually been posed as one that pits the
demand of an objective, nonpersonal morality against those of an objective,
nonmalleable law ...

Judicial Review Of National Security

Author: David Scharia
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 See ROBERT M. COVER, JUSTICE
ACCUSED: ANTISLAVERY AND THE JUDICIAL PROCESS (1975). See on this
subject JEANFRANCOIS LYOTARD, THE DIFFEREND: PHRASES IN DISPUTE (
1988). See Katyal, supra note 11, at 1762. “The subject is a difficult one. Most
difficult. So difficult is it, that a judge might ask himself why he chose the calling of
the judiciary, and not of another profession, to be busy with. It is a nowin situation.

Philosophy Of Nonviolence

Author: Chibli Mallat
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Violence, Justice, and Accountability in Postsocialist Europe Recht beng ung,
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 1997, 67, and at 69–70 for the
prosecution of judges and law enforcement officials illegally wielding justice in
the former East Germany. “Justice accused” is another term, which Robert Cover
uses for his book on nineteenthcentury practices of US judges upholding racial
discrimination and slavery, Cover, Justice Accused: Antislavery and the Judicial
Process, New ...

Transitional Justice

Author: Ruti G. Teitel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019988224X
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For analysis of jurisprudence under a slavery regime, see Robert M. Cover,
Justice Accused: Antislavery and the Judicial Process (New Haven: Yale
University Press, 1975), 26–29, 121–23. For a discussion regarding Nazi
jurisprudence, see generally Müller, Hitler's Justice. 27. For an account of the
history, see Friedrich A. Hayek, The Constitution of Liberty (Chicago: University of
Chicago Press, 1960),