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LAW121 - Positivist Legal Theory

In contrast to natural law theorists, legal positivists assert that laws are merely a compendium of rules designed by a sovereign (usually the state) for the...

An Introduction to Legal Theory

What is legal theory? At first blush, the question may appear obscure, academic even. It need not be so. In the following clip, I provide a short overview of...

LAW121 - Natural Law Theory

What constitutes law and why do most people, today, unconsciously obey it? In this lecture, we will examine natural law theory with a view to understanding t...

Ideals, Practices, and Concepts in Legal Theory: Dr. Brian Bix

Senator Mikulski Dialogue at University of Baltimore Law School's Feminist Legal Theory Conference

On Friday, March 2, 2012, Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) discussed her life in Maryland as a social worker, a city councilwoman, and as a Member of both th...

Libertarian Legal Theory: LIBERTARIAN BASICS: RIGHTS AND LAW WEEK 1

This course is taught by Stephan Kinsella, a leading libertarian theorist. The class will run for six weeks, from January 31, 2011 until March 11, 2011, and ...

Libertarian Legal Theory: LIBERTARIAN BASICS: RIGHTS AND LAW (continued) WEEK 2

This course is taught by Stephan Kinsella, a leading libertarian theorist. The class will run for six weeks, from January 31, 2011 until March 11, 2011, and ...

Left Politics and Left Legal Theory - Strange Bedfellows? , SOAS, University of London

This keynote entitled "Left Politics and Left Legal Theory - Strange Bedfellows?" was part of the The Past and Future of the Legal Left: Celebrating Duncan K...

LAW121 - Legal Realism & CLS

Legal realists assert that judges hold the key to law's influence. In New Zealand and other Western liberal democracies, law is practised as an adversarial e...

Anna Grear, Bristol Law School, Bristol UWE "Theory, Legal Personhood, and Global Justice"

from the Visiting Scholar Interview Exchange Project The Feminist Legal Theory Project of Emory University School of Law.

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The New American
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:18:50 -0700

As President Obama ponders his options for executive action on immigration reform, a rationale has emerged for the defense of such action against what is expected to be intense political and legal opposition, the Associated Press reported Thursday.
 
Madison.com
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:15:00 -0700

A John Doe investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's campaign has been on hold for months after two separate judges tossed out a prosecutor's theory that the campaign coordinated with a conservative group to circumvent state campaign finance laws. But new ...
 
National Review Online (blog)
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:03:28 -0700

It may not have been the aim of Missouri Highway Patrol captain Ron Johnson to outsource security responsibilities to someone affiliated with the New Black Panthers and a legal activist group, but that is the impression that one receives from listening ...

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:43:58 -0700

President Obama headlined a $25,000 a head Seattle fundraiser in July hosted by former Costco CEO Jim Sinegal for the liberal Senate Majority SuperPac. Perhaps you didn't notice the lack of media outrage. That's the context in which to understand the ...

Above the Law

Above the Law
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:11:15 -0700

... to express just how likely the plaintiffs were to prevail on the merits of their claim that Latham doggedly pursued them on a “non-viable” legal theory. Latham still has an opportunity to defend itself, but the language of this opinion is certainly ...
 
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:23:42 -0700

Whatever you might think of Beijing's "hard line", the arguments put forward by Li, an official clearly schooled in legal theory and logical analysis, deserve close scrutiny. On the proposition that the chief executive election should be conducted in ...
 
Rutland Herald
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:10:37 -0700

The town claimed in its motion there weren't enough facts contained in Grega's lawsuit “to render the underlying legal theory plausible.” “The claim against the town must be dismissed; it offers no factual support to demonstrate that any action ...
 
Lawfare (blog)
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:05:24 -0700

And even if this serves as an underlying international legal theory for targeting ISIS forces, the United States still would have to confront the sovereignty/territorial integrity issues involved in using force against ISIS in a foreign state. None of ...
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