- J. E. PennerJ. E. PennerProfessor of Law, University College London
- and E. MelissarisE. MelissarisSenior Lecturer in Law, London School of Economics
This chapter examines the philosophical issues raised by the law’s use of norms, i.e. things that require a standard of behaviour, such as orders, rules, and duties. The discussions cover norms as exclusionary reasons; the variety of norms; and the Hohfeldian characterisation of legal norms.