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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

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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.

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Ruhl, J. B., Complexity Theory as a Paradigm for the Dynamical Law-and-Society System: A Wake-Up Call for Legal Reductionism and the Modern Administrative State. Duke Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 5, 1996; FSU College of Law, Public Law Research. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1353409

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Vanderbilt University - Law School ( email )
131 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203-1181
United States
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