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Interpretation of Legal Norms in the Hart - Dworkin Debate: Socio-Legal Approach

Student: Nikita Mokshantsev

Supervisor: Mikhail Antonov

Faculty: School of Law

Educational Programme: Jurisprudence (Bachelor)

Year of Graduation: 2021

This thesis takes aim to bring in a new, socio-legal perspective on a topic that has been at the center of legal philosophy for decades now, namely the Hart-Dworkin debate on the origins and content of legal rules. The author of this thesis argues that the methods offered by legal sociology can influence the discourse around this debate and provide a valuable contribution to the understanding of legal interpretation.

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