Foundations of the Law

Title

Foundations of the Law

Files

Description

This book provides to those studying law a roadmap or blueprint of its foundations in order to facilitate understanding of what has been built upon them. This book includes the underlying moral or ethical theory undergirding the legal system, including notions of justice and goodness. It also provides an introduction, summary, and assessment of the economic analysis of law and a primer political theory, showing how implicit political beliefs and theories of governance have shaped our views of law and legal institutions. Additionally, there is a description of American political structures, a focus on dispute resolution theory, and a summary of modern legal history and the evolution of legal education.

ISBN

0314037209

Publication Date

1994

Publisher

West

City

St. Paul, Minnesota

Keywords

Alternative Dispute Resolution, command economy, economics, jurisprudence, jury, justiciability, legal realism, utilitarianism, market economy, Coase theorem, Constitution, Separation of Powers, the adversary system

Disciplines

Dispute Resolution and Arbitration | Jurisdiction | Law and Economics | Legal Education | Politics