Philosophy of Law
(Law 450)
Spring 2020

W/Th 10:00-11:15

Prof. Michael Green

 Room 135


Office Phone: (757) 221-7746
Office: 260
msgre2 |at| wm |dot| edu

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or by appt.



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The only book you need to purchase for the course is: 

H.L.A. Hart, The Concept of Law (Oxford: 2nd or 3rd edition)

Everything else will be available for free online.

The reading for the first day of class is:

Anarchism: Is there a duty to obey the law?
    M.B.E. Smith, Is There a Prima Facie Obligation to Obey the Law?, 82 Yale L.J. 950 (1973) [available on JSTOR] pp. 950-60 only.

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