Austin and the Electors

Eleftheriadis, Pavlos
July 2011
Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence;Jul2011, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p441
Book Review
The article reviews the book "The Province of Jurisprudence Determined," by John Austin.


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