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Jurisprudence as Mirror

Kathleen M. Moore

in The Unfamiliar Abode: Islamic Law in the United States and Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387810
eISBN:
9780199777242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387810.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter provides a deconstruction of a British call for the formulation of an Islamic diasporic jurisprudence, in which juridical activity is proposed as a mirror. It begins with a review of ... More


Law and Nature

Jeff Mielke

in Introduction to the Problems of Legal Theory: A Translation of the First Edition of the Reine Rechtslehre or Pure Theory of Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265658
eISBN:
9780191682919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265658.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents the Pure Theory of Law's discussion of natural material fact (act) and meaning, self-interpretation of social data (subjective and objective meaning), the norm as scheme of ... More


Medieval Icelandic Legal Treatises as Tools for External Scaffolding of Legal Cognition

Werner Schäfke

in Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the medieval Icelandic law book Grágás as it is contained in the medieval manuscripts Staðarhólsbók (AM 334 fol.) and Konungsbók (GKS 1157 fol.), and explores in what ways the ... More


Legal Families, Legal Culture, and Context

Uwe Kischel

in Comparative Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198791355
eISBN:
9780191833830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791355.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses legal families, legal culture, and context. A legal family is structured genealogically, with a parent legal order and its historical offspring or siblings. There are many ... More


Legal Pluralism Explained: History, Theory, Consequences

Brian Z. Tamanaha

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190861551
eISBN:
9780190861599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861551.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Legal pluralism involves the coexistence of multiple forms of law. This includes state law, international law, transnational law, customary law, religious law, indigenous law, and the law of distinct ... More


[416]Legal Politics: Province and Task

Alf Ross

in On Law and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198716105
eISBN:
9780191784361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716105.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins by discussing the line of demarcation between legal politics and other politics. It then covers the theoretical foundation and tasks of legal politics. With regard to the ... More


Epilogue: Searching for the European Hercules

Michal Bobek

in Selecting Europe's Judges: A Critical Review of the Appointment Procedures to the European Courts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198727781
eISBN:
9780191794117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727781.003.0014
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The Epilogue wraps up the discussion with respect to selected recurring themes. Section two carries out a comparative assessment of the overall performance of the judicial expert advisory panels in ... More


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