Complexity Theory as a Paradigm for the Dynamical Law-and-Society System: A Wake-Up Call for Legal Reductionism and the Modern Administrative State
J. B. Ruhl
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Duke Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 5, 1996
FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
This article is the first in my series of articles exploring the application of complex adaptive systems (CAS) theory to legal systems. It builds the basic model of CAS and maps it onto legal systems, offering some suggestions for what it means in terms of legal institution and instrument design.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 80Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 4, 2009 ; Last revised: March 16, 2009
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