Images & Conflicts of Law
Images & Conflicts of Law CJ 483 - 320
Popular in Law & Society
Popular in Criminal Justice
This 2 page Bundle was uploaded by Dorian Robin on Monday February 2, 2015. The Bundle belongs to CJ 483 - 320 at a university taught by Nina Smith in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 230 views.
Reviews for Images & Conflicts of Law
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!
Date Created: 02/02/15
Chapter 1 Imagescritiques of Law Doctrinal analysis large volume of commentary on law Positivistic tradition modeled from natural sciences subjected to empirical veri cation supposed to discover explain and make vaid predictions about law related phenomena Humanistic tradition related to the humanities modeled from philosophy history and literature Premises hat the world of the sociolegal is fundamentally different than the natural and physical world rejects the positivistic approach Images of La W Autonomous law must be understood wholly on its own term independent of social context can be seen as an equivalent to mathematics Homologous aw amp society correspond in origin and structure and cannot be understood independently to each other law is wholly a re ection of a particular social order aw merer implements the values and objectives of whichever system it correlates to Interactive law and society each have unique and independent dimensions however they interact on many levels with reciprocal in uences Law guarantee the possibilities of a civilized existence and contributes to the enhancement of that existence makes freedom possible Critique of La W Thomas Cooper quotlaw unfortunately has been retained on the side of power laws have uniformly been enacted for the protection and perpetuation of powerquot Radicalanarchic version portrayed as an instrument of oppression and exploitation advances and protects elite interests and values mechanism that the powerful use to coerce dominate and intimidate the powerless Radical critique preservation of status quo directy a tool of the ownership class heps justify the concentration of power in the hands of the few and the privileges of certain members in relation to the rest of society aw perpetuates injustice fosters con ict promotes sel sh interests Conservative critique instrument for achieving liberal agenda and its ultimate infringement of individual rights too often interferes w the natural law of the market
Are you sure you want to buy this material for
You're already Subscribed!
Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'