Law For Society

Author: Kevin M. Clermont
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735568532
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How does law work? What can law do and not do? The book addresses the nature of law, its problem-solving functions, and the limits on what law can accomplish.


Author: Robert S. Summers
Publisher: West Group
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its nature, functions and limits Robert S. Summers. of abolitionists for any
convicted murderer over a hundred innocent victims.) The French writer Albert
Camus contended that the convict awaiting ... The penalty is meant to vindicate
the social order and not just the suffering of the victim. A murderer makes life
insecure by defying the law. Society denounces his crime and vindicates its law
by executing the murderer regardless of whether the victim did or did not suffer
any pain whatever.

Research Handbook On Intellectual Property Licensing

Author: Jacques de Werra
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1781005982
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Robert W. Gomulkiewicz is the Washington Law Foundation Professor and the
Faculty Director of the Law, Technology & Arts Group at the University of
Washington School of Law. He also serves as the Faculty Advisor for the
Washington Law Review and Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.
Professor Gomulkiewicz's scholarship focuses on intellectual property licensing.
His publications include ... Society: Nature, Functions, and Limits (Aspen
Publishers 2010). Hillman has ...

Encyclopedia Of Law And Society

Author: David Scott Clark
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 076192387X
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In short, law's institutional resources enable it to promote social coordination and
harmony under conditions of moral diversity and disagreement. Conclusion Of
course, law is not the only available technique for underwriting value-pluralism
and managing moral disagreement, and its resources for doing so (although
substantial) are finite. However, in societies that not only tolerate but also
encourage moral diversity, theories about the nature, functions, and limits of law
and its claim on ...

Prescriptive Legal Positivism

Author: Tom Campbell
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781844720231
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In the remainder of this chapter I outline just some of these functions and relate
them to images of a socialist society.20 If we take the law to be a body of rules
prescribing, prohibiting and licensing certain types of behaviour which is, by and
large ... and inactions may 20 For general treatments of the instrumental functions
of rules, see R Summers and C Howard, Law, Its Nature, Function and Limits,
2nd edn, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice- Hall, 1972; and J Raz, 'On the functions
of law', ...

Law As A Social System

Author: Niklas Luhmann
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198262381
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Apan from Ferrari the assumption is frequendy made that law has to fulfil a
plurality of functions — typically in giving such a listing, see, for example, Davis et
al., Society and the Law, 65; Michel van de Kerchove and Francois Ost. Le
systeme juridique entre ordie et desordie (Paris, 1988), 161, following R.
Summers and C. Howard, Law, its Nature, Functions and Limits, 2nd edn. (
Englewood Cliffs, 1975), (There is, of course, no doubt that observers who are
not concerned with the ...

The American Legal System

Author: Albert P. Melone
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742547537
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The Sociology of Law: Interdisciplinary Readings. San Francisco: Chandler
Publishing, 1968. Smith, Roger M. Liberalism and American Constitutional Law.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1990. Summers, Robert. Law: Its
Nature, Functions and Limits. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1972. Tonnies,
Ferdinand. Community and Society. Edited and translated by Charles P. Loomis.
New York: Harper and Row, 1963. Twining, William, ed. Legal Theory and
Common Law.

Citizenship For The 21st Century

Author: William T. Callahan
Publisher: Eric Clearinghouse for Social
ISBN: 9780941339100
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Returning to the premise: it is not the study of the content of particular laws, as
such, but study about law, its nature, functions, limits, and role in society that is
the proper focus to enhance civic education. With that premise, what are the most
important and fundamental concepts or learnings that are likely to foster through
civic education students who will be more effective participating citizens of
tomorrow? What subjects about law and legal processes will most effectively
impart ...

Constitutional Law And The Criminal Justice System

Author: J. Scott Harr
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337514799
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A constitution is a system of basic laws and principles that establish the nature,
functions, and limits of a government or other institution. The U.S. ... Law is a
body of rules promulgated (established) to support the norms of a society,
enforced through legal means (i.e., punishment). The laws that the ... It is the
common thread that binds all who have come here—the desire for something
better—that makes U.S. law so unique in serving the pluralistic society that
created it. Pluralism refers ...

Facing The Limits Of The Law

Author: Erik Claes
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540798560
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Moreover, while previous literature is mostly based on a neutral and external
account of law's functions, and focuses on descriptive “limits of law imposed by
the nature of and changes in the societies in which law operates”9, Facing the
Limits of the Law is much more engaged in its outset. It aims to understand law's
functions and characteristics in light of the values and normative aspirations of
the rule of law. It 5 See R. Janda, “Law's Limits”, S. Cal. L. Rev. 1989–1990, 727–
775, ...