Law often purports to require people, including government
officials, to act in ways they think are morally wrong or harmful.
What is it about law that can justify such a claim?
In A Matter of Dispute: Morality, Democracy, and Law,
Christopher J. Peters offers an answer to this question, one that
illuminates the unique appeal of democratic government, the
peculiar structure of adversary adjudication, and the contested
legitimacy of constitutional... more...