The Interpretation of Legal Norms

Some Hidden Tensions in <em>Teoría analítica del derecho</em> by J.L. Rodríguez

  • Sebastián Agüero-SanJuan Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales de la Universidad Austral de Chile
  • Lorena Ramírez-Ludeña Facultad de derecho, Universidad Pompeu Fabra
Keywords: Conceptions over legal norms, Ascriptive Conception of Norms, Proposition, Theories of Legal Interpretation, Interpretative Conventions, Abstract Interpretation


The work focuses on the proposals of Jorge Rodríguez in Teoría Analítica del Derecho, which deal with the question of how to conceptualise legal norms and the activity of interpretation. In addition to critically analysing the propositive part of the work in terms of these two elements, we will raise certain unresolved tensions when they are understood as complementary issues.

Analytical Theory of Law. A debate