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The Resource American Legal Realism and Empirical Social Science, (electronic book)

American Legal Realism and Empirical Social Science, (electronic book)

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American Legal Realism and Empirical Social Science
Title
American Legal Realism and Empirical Social Science
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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VT2
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Schlegel, John Henry
Index
no index present
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in Legal History Ser
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  • Jurisprudence
  • Law
  • Law
  • Social Sciences
  • Law
  • Law
  • Social Science
Summary expansion
John Henry Schlegel recovers a largely ignored aspect of American Legal Realism, a movement in legal thought in the 1920s and 1930s that sought to bring the modern notion of empirical science into the study and teaching of law. In this book, he explores individual Realist scholars' efforts to challenge the received notion that the study of law was primarily a matter of learning rules and how to manipulate them. He argues that empirical research was integral to Legal Realism, and he explores why this kind of research did not, finally, become a part of American law school curricula. Schlegel reviews the work of several prominent Realists but concentrates on the writings of Walter Wheeler Cook, Underhill Moore, and Charles E. Clark. He reveals how their interest in empirical research was a product of their personal and professional circumstances and demonstrates the influence of John Dewey's ideas on the expression of that interest. According to Schlegel, competing understandings of the role of empirical inquiry contributed to the slow decline of this kind of research by professors of law.A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value
Label
American Legal Realism and Empirical Social Science, (electronic book)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (432 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807857533
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780807857533
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn981108719
Label
American Legal Realism and Empirical Social Science, (electronic book)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (432 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807857533
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780807857533
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn981108719

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