Will Jurisprudence Become a Behavioural Science?
New Zealand Law Journal 204, 1968
6 Pages Posted: 28 Feb 2013 Last revised: 24 Feb 2015
Date Written: 1968
This paper considers the interaction between jurisprudence and social science. It briefly covers the cynicism of writers such as Jerome Frank, who argue that judges are human and fallible and that juries are a triumph for irrationality, before considering the book 'The American Jury' which rebuts these points.
Keywords: legal system, jury, judge, judicial system, jurisprudence
JEL Classification: K40
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