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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES................................... ....... vii
INTRODUCTION.............................................. .....................xi
PART I: LEGAL THEORY
CHAPTER 1I
LAW AS FACT, LAW AS FICTION:
A TRIPARTITE MODEL OF LEGAL COMMUNICATION ............................3
CHAPTER 2
LEXICAL INDETERMINACY:
CONTEXTUALISM AND RULE-FOLLOWING IN COMMON LAW
A DJUDICATION  ................ ......................... ............................................. 21
CHAPTER 3
TOPICAL JURISPRUDENCE:
RECONCILIATION OF LAW AND RHETORIC ...................................... 49
CHAPTER 4
LEGAL SPEECH ACTS AS INTERSUBJECTIVE COMMUNICATIVE
ACTION  ...............................................................65
PART II: JUDICIAL REASONING
CHAPTER 5
WHO NEEDS FACT WHEN YOU'VE GOT NARRATIVE? THE CASE
OF P,C&S VS UNITED KINGDOM  ...................................... .......85
CHAPTER 6
TAKING FACTS SERIOUSLY .....................................  109
CHAPTER 7
TRANSFORMING AMBIGUITY INTO VAGUENESS IN LEGAL
INTERPRETATION................................................................................. 121
PART III: APPLICATION OF LAW IN POLITICAL PRACTICE
CHAPTER 8
THE INCLUSIVE/EXCLUSIVE NATION: BLACKS AND INDIGENOUS
PEOPLES IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE NATION IN COLOMBIA ......... 141
CHAPTER 9
GLOBAL VALUES AND FLOATING BORDERS IN THE BRAZILIAN
AMAZON  ..................................................... .... 169
CHAPTER 10
LANDMARKS FOR ABORIGINAL LAW IN AUSTRALIA ........................ 195
REFERENCES.....................................         205



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Semiotics (Law) Congresses, Law Methodology Congresses, Law Interpretation and construction Congresses