Law For Society

Author: Kevin M. Clermont
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735568532
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How does law work? What can law do and not do? The book addresses the nature of law, its problem-solving functions, and the limits on what law can accomplish.

Law As A Social System

Author: Niklas Luhmann
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198262381
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Apan from Ferrari the assumption is frequendy made that law has to fulfil a
plurality of functions — typically in giving such a listing, see, for example, Davis et
al., Society and the Law, 65; Michel van de Kerchove and Francois Ost. Le
systeme juridique entre ordie et desordie (Paris, 1988), 161, following R.
Summers and C. Howard, Law, its Nature, Functions and Limits, 2nd edn. (
Englewood Cliffs, 1975), (There is, of course, no doubt that observers who are
not concerned with the ...

Citizenship For The 21st Century

Author: William T. Callahan
Publisher: Eric Clearinghouse for Social
ISBN: 9780941339100
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Returning to the premise: it is not the study of the content of particular laws, as
such, but study about law, its nature, functions, limits, and role in society that is
the proper focus to enhance civic education. With that premise, what are the most
important and fundamental concepts or learnings that are likely to foster through
civic education students who will be more effective participating citizens of
tomorrow? What subjects about law and legal processes will most effectively
impart ...

Family Law

Author: Sonia Harris-Short
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199563829
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nature,. function,. and. limits. of. divorce. law. Before examining current divorce
law and reform options, we sketch some inter-related themes which have been
debated since judicial divorce was introduced in 1857. It is striking how timeless
many ... some more substantial role for the law, imposing restrictions on divorce
which reflect the seriousness of that step and, by implication, the importance of
marriage to the welfare of the parties, any children of the marriage, and society at

Landlords And Tenants In Imperial Rome

Author: Bruce W. Frier
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400855144
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as it emerged, involved certain special conditions; among them were the
following: the upper-class rental market in Rome is a well-known, readily
distinguishable, and rather highly institutionalized sector of Roman society. ... As
a social institution, the upper-class rental market related mainly to specific
portions of Roman private law, namely one part of locatio conductio and the
interdict de migrando. ... 6 R. S. Summers and C. Howard, Law: Its Nature,
Functions and Limits (2d ed.

Justice And Power In Sociolegal Studies

Author: Bryant G. Garth
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 9780810114333
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I read these patterns of variation as indications of the extent to which the law
contends simultaneously with the relationship of difference, constructions of the
future, and the nature, functions, and limits of its own powers — as related issues.
Elsewhere, I have ... THE TWO CASES COMPARED In some ways, the
newspaper accounts of life in Los Angeles and the civil rights law texts reveal
different images of law, society, and the future — indeed, textual apples and
oranges. In other ways ...

The World Factbook 2009

Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160873591
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Definitions and Notes (continued) Constitutional - a government by or operating
under an authoritative document (constitution) that sets forth the system of
fundamental laws and principles that determines the nature, functions, and limits
of that government. Constitutional democracy - a form of government in which the
sovereign power of the people is spelled out in a governing constitution.
Constitutional monarchy - a system of government in which a monarch is guided
by a constitution ...