Search for dissertations about: "Legal realism"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Legal realism.

  1. 1. A Call for Scientific Purity : Axel Hägerström's Critique of Legal Science

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutet för rättshistorisk forskning (The Ohlin Foundation for Legal History)

    Author : Max Lyles; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Legal history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Rättshistoria; Historia; History; Legal history; Axel Hägerström 1868-1939 ; Uppsala School; Scandinavian Legal Realism; philosophy; anti-metaphysics; anti-subjectivism; legal philosophy; legal science; legal positivism; legal realism; Begriffsjurisprudenz; natural law; Sweden;

    Abstract : The subject matter of this study forms an analysis of Axel Hägerström’s (1868-1939) theories of law and legal science - ideas that were formative both for the Uppsala School and Scandinavian Legal Realism. By means of a close analysis of Hägerström’s epistemology and ontology, the general principles of his theory of science have been outlined, especially the marked stance of anti-metaphysics (anti-subjectivism), the logical notion of reality, and the application of conceptual analyses. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Policy of Law : A Legal Theoretical Framework

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Mauro Zamboni; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; law-making; politics; policy; jurisprudence; law; LAW JURISPRUDENCE Other law Jurisprudence; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK Övrig rätt Allmän rättslära;

    Abstract : This work aims at framing, from a normative perspective, a field in which to locate one of the means of allowing politics to become law: the policy of law. The first part is devoted to the exploration of the relationship between law and politics as considered by major current schools of legal theory, such as legal positivism (Kelsen), analytical jurisprudence (Hart), Finnis’ natural law theory, American and Scandinavian legal realism, Critical Legal Studies and Law and Economics. READ MORE

  3. 3. Citing Matters : An Analysis of the Use of Judicial Decisions in International Criminal Law Adjudication through the Lens of Law-Making

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Letizia Lo Giacco; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-03-18]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Judicial decisions; International law-making; Citation; International criminal law; International courts; Domestic courts; Discretion; Authority; Legal realism; Empirical; Practices; Reiteration; Dynamic process; International law; Internationell rätt; Internationell straffrätt; Hänvisning;

    Abstract : The present research investigates the formative processes of international criminal law through the iterative citation of judicial decisions in adjudicatory practices. Given the centrality of the judge in the adjudication of international criminal law, this study is underpinned by a legal realist approach to international law informed by the work of Alf Ross (Scandinavian Legal Realism) and Gregory Shaffer (New Legal Realism), according to which the meaning of legal rules and principles is not autonomous from how they are empirically practiced and interpreted by courts. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the Ontology of Love, Sexuality and Power : Towards a Feminist-Realist Depth Approach

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro uiversitet

    Author : Lena Gunnarsson; Örebro universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender Studies; Genusvetenskap; Roy Bhaskar; critical realism; dialectical critical realism; feminist theory; gender; Anna G. Jónasdóttir; love power; new materialism; ontology; philosophy of metaReality; sexuality;

    Abstract : The thesis offers a theoretical account of how and why, in contemporary western societies characterized by formal-legal equality and women’s relative economic independence, women continue to be subordinated to men through sexuality and love. By means of an innovative application of Roy Bhaskar’s critical realism, dialectical critical realism and philosophy of metaReality, it investigates and elaborates Anna G. READ MORE

  5. 5. Realism of confidence in witness identification of faces and voices

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Nils Olsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; eyewitness; earwitness; realism of confidence; calibration; Psykologi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : One of the more alarming and intriguing results in forensic psychology is the weakrelationship between confidence and accuracy in experimental studies of eyewitnessidentification. This relationship has traditionally been measured by the point-biserialcorrelation coefficient, rpb. READ MORE