Schools of Jurisprudence and their Relations to the Sources of Law

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

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Dr. Raj Yadav

Law Faculty, Baba Mast Nath University; 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

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