Wild Law: The Philosophy of Earth Jurisprudence
Peter D. Burdon
University of Adelaide - School of Law
July 1, 2010
Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2010
U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2011-009
Wild law or Earth Jurisprudence is an emerging theory of law and governance that seeks to evolve law in a fashion that recognises our relationship to the broader Earth community. In this article, the author introduces and articulates some fundamental concepts being developed by theorists in this area. The author also discusses the recent constitutional amendment in Ecuador that granted nature the right to exist, persist and flourish.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 4
Keywords: Wild Law, Earth Jurisprudence, Rights of Nature, Jurisprudence, Legal PhilosophyAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 9, 2010 ; Last revised: August 31, 2012
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