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Brian Simpson's approach to legal scholarship and the significance of reflections on the concept of law

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2012
<mark>Journal</mark>Transnational Legal Theory
Issue number2
Volume3
Number of pages15
Pages (from-to)112-126
Publication statusPublished
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This essay addresses A.W. Brian Simpson’s approach to legal scholarship and the significance of his fiunal book, Reflections on The Concept of Law (Reflections). First, I explain why Simpson wrote Reflections. I, then, discuss how Reflections illuminates the strengths and weaknesses of Simpson’s approach to legal scholarship. Finally, I consider Reflections’ contribution to the literature on The Concept of Law.