Contenido : Some reflections on the reading of statutes. Determining the ratio decidendi of a case. The ascription of responsibility and rights. The judgment intuitive: the function of the "Hunch" in judicial decisions. Remarks on the theory of appellate decision and the rules or canons about how statutes are to be construed. Pragmatics and the maxims of interpretation. Legal formalism, legal realism, and the interpretation of statutes and the constitution. Case law and stare decisis: concerning präjudizienrecht in Amerika. Tû-tû. The theory of judicial precedents. The rule of law as a law of rules. Exceptions. The analysis of legal concepts. Fallacies of the logical form in english law: a study of Stare Decisis in legal flux. Reasoning in a circle of law. Vagueness in law and language: some philosophical issues.