Introduction to legal theory.

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Step #1: Legal Research Process 7 Secondary Sources: Sources of information that describe or interpret the law, such as legal treatises, law review articles, and other scholarly legal writings, cited by lawyers to persuade a court to reach a particular decision in a case, but which the court is not obligated to follow.

Jurisprudence, or legal theory, is the theoretical study of law. Scholars of jurisprudence seek to explain the nature of law in its most general form and provide a deeper understanding of legal reasoning, legal systems, legal institutions, and the role of law in society.

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All of the essays here but three have been revised for this volume. I now wish to record my gratitude and indebtedness to various persons. Legal theory, or jurisprudence, is the study of everything encompassing the philosophical body of law. As there is no succinct definition to jurisprudence due to varying circumstances or methods, legal theorists can agree that it seeks to understand and or criticize the foundations in which law.

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