The Limits of Legal Realism
Northwestern University - School of Law
November 10, 2010
Yale Law Journal, Vol. 87, No. 3, 1978
Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 10-76
This article will address some criticisms of legal realism, primarily those of H.L.A. Hart, that have been unanswered in the literature and have appeared to discredit the realist approach to law. The article will also articulate what I believe to be more difficult problems with legal realism.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 40
Keywords: Legal Realism, Positivism, Judicial Decisions, H.L.A. Hart
JEL Classification: K40, K49, K10, K30Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 11, 2010
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