There are social norms, or otherwise valid sources of decision, that the law refuses to accept; as such, law really is a limited domain. Despite the claims of reputable philosophers that “law is process,” “law is politics,” or “law is everything,” there remain certain sources of knowledge and argument that remain out of bounds in the legal world. Further, many of the great jurisprudential debates of the last century have really been debates over the question of what is and is not in bounds.
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Volume 90 / Issue 7
Principled Minimalism: Restriking the Balance Between Judicial Minimalism and Neutral Principles
90 Va. L. Rev. 1753
Solving the Nuisance-Value Settlement Problem: Mandatory Summary Judgment
90 Va. L. Rev. 1849
The Limited Domain of the Law
90 Va. L. Rev. 1909
Crime Severity and Constitutional Line-Drawing
90 Va. L. Rev. 1957