Jack Sammons as Therapist
9 Pages Posted: 6 Jun 2015 Last revised: 6 Aug 2015
Date Written: 2015
Jack Sammons is well known as a pioneer in making the practice of law a field of academic study and teaching. He is also an original and penetrating analyst of law as such. This essay comments on his recent work, especially his putting the way we understand law and the way we understand music side by side and drawing out the parallels between them. Many will find his work a revelation.
Keywords: jurisprudence, judging, hermeneutics, interpretation, positivism, authority, music, mystery, judicial opinions, comparative law, naturalism, democracy, universality
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