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Conversations between the proponents of the new paradigm of legal capacity

  • Amita Dhanda (a1)

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In a bid to promote consensus, this response article parses the subtle difference of meaning and emphasis that subsists between the various proponents of the new paradigm of legal capacity by closely reading four articles included in this issue of the Journal.

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Brosnan, Liz and Flynn, Eilionóir (2017) ‘Freedom to Negotiate: A Proposal Extricating “Capacity” from “Consent”’, International Journal of Law in Context 13(1): 5876.
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