Schools of Jurisprudence and their Relations to the Sources of Law

2 Pages Posted: 13 Mar 2012 Last revised: 26 Jan 2014

See all articles by Dr. Raj Yadav

Dr. Raj Yadav

Jagan Nath University Haryana; Plebs Association of Law Teachers

Date Written: March 6, 2012

Abstract

Jurisprudence explains about the thinkers and their thoughts, way of thinking about all the areas of Law like right and duties, ownership and possessions, legitimacy, medico-legal aspects, ethics etc. Schools means Ideologies (Various ways of thinking about a particular subject), Sources of Law- Custom, Legislation, Precedents, Thinkers- Jeremy Bentham, Austin etc. and their inter relation with each other is discussed in the paper with the help of pictorial method. Historical school talks about customs only as a source of Law, Realistic school talks about the Judge made law (Common Law or Precedents) and all other schools talk about the Legislation as a source of Law.

Keywords: jurisprudence, schools, sources of law, custom, legislation, precedents, Jeremy Bentham, Austin

Suggested Citation

Yadav, Dr. Raj, Schools of Jurisprudence and their Relations to the Sources of Law (March 6, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2017052 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2017052

Dr. Raj Yadav (Contact Author)

Jagan Nath University Haryana ( email )

State Highway 22
Bahadurgarh-Jhajjar Road
Jhajjar, Haryana 124507
India
+91-9466602200 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1798208

Plebs Association of Law Teachers ( email )

State Highway 22
Bahadurgarh-Jhajjar Road
Jhajjar, Haryana 124507
India
+91-9466602200 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1798208

Register to save articles to
your library

Register

Paper statistics

Downloads
915
rank
75,783
Abstract Views
3,872
PlumX Metrics