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Legal Realism

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The Oxford Companion to American Law

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,064 words

“Legal Realism” is best understood as the reaction of a group of individuals centered at Columbia, Johns Hopkins, and Yale ...

Legal Realism

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, History
Length:
4,726 words
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When law professors write their history, they often treat legal realism as the jurisprudential divide between the old order and ...

legal realism

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
87 words

maintains that positive law's normativity is reducible to social facts. American legal realists (e.g. Holmes, Llewellyn), influenced by ...

legal realism

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
783 words

Legal realism refers to two separate, if parallel, movements in the United States and Scandinavia. The American realists were active ...

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