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Jurisprudence and social policy

Jurisprudence and social policy

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Published by Sage in London .
Written in English


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Statementguest editors: Austin Sarat, David Garland and Kim Scheppele.
SeriesSocial and legal studies -- vol.3 (1)
ContributionsSarat, Austin., Garland, David., Scheppele, Kim Lane.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21279891M

Thus a pluralist approach in legal theory is likely to recognise what lawyers typically recognize as law, but may see this law as one species of a larger genus, or treat lawyers' conception of law as reflecting particular perspectives determined by particular objectives". The study of legal cultures may, at the same time, be regarded as one of the general approaches within the sociology of law. The two most popular approaches during the s and s were interactionism and Marxism. Unless overruled by a higher court, this decision is binding on the parties to the dispute. This approach caught the imagination of many people with left-wing political views in law schools, but it also generated some interesting empirical studies.

Rather than categorizing all such systems as non-legal for they are often treated as legal by participants in those Jurisprudence and social policy bookCotterrell argues that it is our definition or understanding of law that should shift and evolve. But it must also be remembered that Aristotle is describing a view of morality, not a system of law, and therefore his remarks as to nature are about the grounding of the morality enacted as law, not the laws themselves. This article analyzes its evolving jurisprudence in light of the imperative to build the normative legitimacy of the Committee's work under the Optional Protocol. In The Concept of LawHart rejected Kelsen's views that sanctions were essential to law and that a normative social phenomenon, like law, cannot be grounded in non-normative social facts. Max Weber The roots of the sociology of law can be traced back to the works of sociologists and jurists of the turn of the previous century.

Indeed, his treatment of what he calls "political justice" derives from his discussion of "the just" as a moral virtue derived as the mean between opposing vices, just like every other virtue he describes. The two most popular approaches during the s and s were interactionism and Marxism. Friedman is also known for introducing the distinction between the "internal" and "external" legal cultures. However, he couched his theory in the language of cognitive psychology and moral philosophy rather than sociology. From this standpoint, law is understood broadly to include not only the legal system and formal or official legal institutions and processes, but also various informal or unofficial forms of nomativity and regulation which are generated within groups, associations and communities.


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It draws intellectual resources from social theory and relies explicitly on social science research in understanding evolving forms of regulation and the cultural significance of law [47] In its pioneer form it was developed in the United States by Louis Brandeis and Roscoe Pound.

It also, however, explored issues raised by legal thinkers in their critique of structural traditions in sociology of law: the extent to which social science can address the content of legal practice. The foregoing scarcely breaks the surface of the ideas involved, and I would encourage anyone who works in jurisprudence to read it carefully and sympathetically.

Instead of viewing society as a system regulating and controlling the actions of individuals, Jurisprudence and social policy book argued that sociology should address what people were doing in particular situations, and how they understood Jurisprudence and social policy book own actions.

Along with Hume, Bentham was an early and staunch supporter of the utilitarian concept, and was an avid prison reformer, advocate for democracyand firm atheist. British legal positivism: philosophical roots and command theories; 3. The study of legal cultures may, at the same time, be Jurisprudence and social policy book as one of the general approaches within the sociology of law.

Very few empirical sociological studies are published each year. Rights and Justice: Such coherent and calculable law formed a precondition for modern political developments and the modern bureaucratic state and developed in parallel with the growth of capitalism.

Speaking for myself again, I particularly appreciated the gentle but effective discussion of the place of the school of critical legal studies in the jurisprudential firmament. In Part I the authors develop their fundamental criteria for a theory about law, including the requirements of clarifying observational standpoint, focus of inquiry and the pertinent intellectual tasks incumbent on the scholar and decisionmaker for determining and achieving common interests.

But the latter receives virtually no sustained attention, making this the most interesting part of a very interesting book. Modern rationalised law is also codified and impersonal in its application to specific cases. In its comprehensiveness and systematic elaboration, it stands among the major theories.

Some important research has been produced by Indian scholars, [77] but we find only a limited amount of socio-legal work by researchers from, for example, the Middle East or central and northern parts of Africa. Geiger's nihilism of values paved the way for a form of legal nihilismwhich encourages the construction of a sober democracy "that is capable of raising conflict to the intellectual level and of anaesthetising feelings, as it is aware of its own inability to make any proclamation of value, ethics or policy about the nature of truth".

Law and Mortality: 6. Thus, the law must have a morality that goes beyond the societal rules under which laws are made. As a form of jurisprudence, the latter is not primarily concerned with contributing directly to social science and instead engages directly with juristic debates involving legal practice and legal theory.

Restitutive law operates in societies in which there is a high degree of individual variation and emphasis on personal rights and responsibilities.Mar 01,  · Jurisprudence For a Free Society is a remarkable contribution to legal theory. In its comprehensiveness and systematic elaboration, it stands among the major theories.

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It is particularly valuable in directing ebook not only to the definition of ‘rights’ but to sources and theories which have generated the multitude of claims considered in various quarters to be ‘rights’.

These philosophical underpinnings promote deeper insight into the norm-making.

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