legal philosophy


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Noun1.legal philosophy - the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
contract law - that branch of jurisprudence that studies the rights and obligations of parties entering into contracts
corporation law - that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing corporations
matrimonial law - that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing matrimony
patent law - that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing patents
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The intelligent, law-school answer requires research on the legal philosophy of each of the 15 members of the tribunal.
In 2015, he was a Fulbright Scholar in the Department of Legal Philosophy of the University of Salzburg.
Freedom and Force: Essays on Kant's Legal Philosophy
An impressive contribution to the growing library of tort law, "A Theory of Tort Liability" is unreservedly recommended for academic library Judicial Studies collections in general, and supplemental studies reading lists in the specific areas of Contract Law, Commercial Law, Tort Law, Legal Philosophy, Comparative Law, and Restitution Law.
When it comes to halakhah, the legal analysis and debate that is the core of the Talmud, the rabbis are pure mind, whose only individuality consists in their legal philosophy.
Frank's well-developed legal philosophy, which led him to an
Having provided the necessary moral and political groundwork in three books (1) and dozens of articles, Tara Smith is well placed to draw out the implications of Objectivism for legal philosophy and to challenge directly its main rivals.
His guiding legal philosophy was that judges should interpret the Constitution as its framers intended, an idea that made Scalia the most influential thinker - though seldom the most influential vote - on the court.
For me, the diversity of legal philosophy and the rule of law are the foundation of an effective judiciary.
Finnis, Professor of Law and Legal Philosophy Emeritus at the University of Oxford and Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana.
Recent years have seen a strong revival of interest in Scandinavian Legal Realism generally and in Alf Ross's legal philosophy in particular.
Texans deserve the option to elect a Supreme Court justice who is truly committed to the conservative legal philosophy of carefully and fairly applying laws as they are written and not legislating from the bench," he said in a news release.