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And because the right to dignity is a kind of equality right, there is something jarring about a legal order that conforms to a considerable degree to the ideal of the individual as "a lawgiving member in the kingdom of ends," but does not recognize the right of the same person to participate in the process of enacting the laws that provide the framework in which she make laws for herself.
employ their domestic lawgiving apparatus however they see fit by
38) all majoritarian lawgiving must be consistent with the foundational values that underlie the democratic order.
63) At Mount Sinai a priest read to them the account of the lawgiving from the Book of Moses "at the very spot.
Harris is unmoved because, as he points out, "we can easily think of objective sources of moral order that do not require the existence of a lawgiving God.
Promised Lands: From Colonial Lawgiving to Postcolonial Takeovers in Fiji.
Schechter believed in a lawgiving God and a law that actualized through the interpretive act which constituted the heart of Jewish civilization, i.
If, however, a government were to follow the lead of the Alabama Supreme Court and surround the document with other lawgiving texts, such as the Magna Carta and the Bill of Rights, (320) the result would not be so clear according to the reasonable person test.
central lawgiving and law-enforcing authority can exist there.
Chapter ii discusses the lawgiving of the Frankish and Anglo-Saxon kings; chapter iii the potential challenge posed to royal judicial authority by the private jurisdictions of feudal landholders; chapter iv the peace movement and the role of monarchies in its support; chapter v the judicial systems of England and France, kingdoms which, in contrast to Germany, Harding sees as compact enough to sustain a unified polity (p.
Three types of institutional landscape are studied here in terms of their construction and change: economic (markets, agricultural and craft production and distribution sites), sociopolitical (elite centres and outposts, sites of lawmaking and lawgiving, and the military), and sacred (holy groves and lakes, stone settings, and eventually churches).
James Harrington, The Art of Lawgiving in Three Books (1659) excerpted and reprinted in Wooten, ed.