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Legislation and the Discovery of Law in a Free Society

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Libertarians’ devotion to individual rights, and to laws in support of those rights, is unquestionable. Most of the laws favored by libertarians can be shown to be consistent with our individual rights — unlike the blatantly illegitimate laws advocated by socialists. Despite this, however, many libertarians overlook important procedural or structural requirements that must accompany any legal system in which substantively justifiable law can develop and last.

Volume 11, Number 2 (1995)

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Kinsella, Stephan. "Legislation and the Discovery of Law in a Free Society." Journal of Libertarian Studies 11, No. 2 (1995): 132–181.