Just Interpretation: The Status of Legal Reasoning in the Continental Legal Tradition
Author: Jemielniak, J.
Source: International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, Volume 15, Number 4, 2002 , pp. 325-335(11)
The following text discusses an issue of legal interpretation status in continental system of law. Exploring a metaphor of the interpretation as a translation, it emphasizes its creative aspect, which has been denied often in modern times. Reminding the Roman origins of contemporary continental legal systems, it uses historical arguments to accent the intrinsically inventive character of legal interpretation.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Department of Law and Administrative Sciences, Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Management, Warsaw, Poland E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication date: 2002