Wild Law: The Philosophy of Earth Jurisprudence
Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2010
4 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2010 Last revised: 31 Aug 2012
Date Written: July 1, 2010
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.
Keywords: Wild Law, Earth Jurisprudence, Rights of Nature, Jurisprudence, Legal Philosophy
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