Texas Law Review

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Articles from Vol. 84, No. 4, March

Analytical Jurisprudence versus Descriptive Sociology Revisited
"Notwithstanding its concern with analysis the book may also be regarded as an essay in descriptive sociology; for the suggestion that inquiries into the meanings of words merely throw light on words is false. Many important distinctions . . . between...
Good Technology and Bad Law: How Computerization Threatens Notice Filing under Revised Article 9*
If you look very, very closely, you will find typographical errors in this Note. Despite the rigors of law review proofreading, somewhere there is a hyphen that should be a dash or an incorrect word abbreviation. In general business practice, one would...
H.L.A. Hart and the Methodology of Jurisprudence
H.L.A. Hart and the Methodology of Jurisprudence A LIFE OF H.L.A. HART: THE NIGHTMARE AND THE NOBLE DREAM. By Nicola Lacey. Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. xiii, 393. $35.00.I. IntroductionNicola Lacey's biography, A Life of H.L.A. Hart: The Nightmare...
Specific Performance versus Damages for Breach of Contract: An Economic Analysis
When would parties entering into a contract want performance to be specifically required, and when would they prefer payment of money damages to be the remedy for breach? This fundamental question is studied here and a novel answer is provided, based...
The Deep Structure of Law and Morality
Even the casual observer will note that law and morality resemble one another in numerous and striking ways. Both practices typically consist of rules with general applicability, which we perceive to have special importance in our lives and to provide...
Understanding Consumer Information Privacy in the Realm of Internet Commerce: Personhood and Pragmatism, Pop-Tarts and Six-Packs*
"I'm not a lawyer. That's why I can see what the law is like. It's like a single-bed blanket on a double bed and three folks in the bed and a cold night. There ain't ever enough blanket to cover the case, no matter how much pulling and hauling, and somebody...
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