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The Emergence Of Critical Social Theory In American Jurisprudence: An Introduction To Professor Rosenberg's Perspective, Harlan S. Abrahams Jan 1980

The Emergence Of Critical Social Theory In American Jurisprudence: An Introduction To Professor Rosenberg's Perspective, Harlan S. Abrahams

Seattle University Law Review

Norman Rosenberg's treatment of Thomas Cooley, liberal jurisprudence, and the law of libel exemplifies both a difficulty with and an opportunity for traditional law review scholarship. The difficulty arises from the failure of many legal writers to identify and explain the jurisprudential perspectives that define their substantive approach. This problem is particularly acute when, as in Professor Rosenberg's article, the jurisprudential perspective deviates from the mainstream. The opportunity lies in bringing the problem of perspective out of the closet and legitimating its critical treatment as an integral element of all legal scholarship.


Thomas M. Cooley, Liberal Jurisprudence, And The Law Of Libel, 1868-1884, Norman L. Rosenberg Jan 1980

Thomas M. Cooley, Liberal Jurisprudence, And The Law Of Libel, 1868-1884, Norman L. Rosenberg

Seattle University Law Review

During the past two decades, and especially since 1970, there has been a steadily growing interest in American legal history, including the work of nineteenth-century legal figures, including Thomas M.Cooley. Most scholars once dismissed Cooley as a simplistic apologist for laissez faire economics and late nineteenth-century capitalism. Recently, however, legal and constitutional historians have realized that his legal thought was much more complex. In part, this article seeks to extend recent work on Cooley and to examine his ideas and judicial opinions on freedom of expression and the law of libel. Cooley's views about free expression, defamation law ...


A Brief History Of Distinctions In Criminal Culpability, Paul H. Robinson Jan 1980

A Brief History Of Distinctions In Criminal Culpability, Paul H. Robinson

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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The Public Trust Doctrine In Public Land Law, Charles F. Wilkinson Jan 1980

The Public Trust Doctrine In Public Land Law, Charles F. Wilkinson

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