‘Legal Theory Lexicon: Baselines’

“Most undergraduates are likely to become acquainted with John Stuart Mill’s famous harm principle at some point. Here is how he stated the principle in On Liberty: ‘The object of this Essay is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with the individual in the way of compulsion and control, whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties, or the moral coercion of public opinion …'” (more)

[Lawrence Solum, Legal Theory Blog, 1 May]

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