Discretion to Disobey: A Study of Lawful Departures from Legal Rules by Mortimer & Sanford Kadish
Approx. 88,730 words.
Published on June 3, 2010 by
Quid Pro Books.
A recognized study by a philosophy professor and a law professor is a truly interdisciplinary inquiry into the idea of departing from the strict letter of the law in a way that, they argue, actually comports with both law and morality. Part of the basic canon of law and philosophy, and much debated since first published by Stanford Press. Sometimes you have to break the law to make the law.