Jurisprudence

Jurisprudence

Nature, Purpose and Function of Law

MEANING AND NATURE OF LAW Law is the subject-matter of jurisprudence since the latter deals with the study of law. In its most general and comprehensive sense, it means any rule of action and inclu…

Kinds Of Law

Introduction The phrase law has been derived from the Teutonic phrase Lag which means that specific. The law may be described as a specific rule of demeanour and human relations. It additionally ap…

Sociological School Of Jurisprudence

The sociological school considers law as a social phenomenon and examines the law in relation to society. INTRODUCTION Comte was the first writer to use the term sociology which he described as a p…

Historical School Of Jurisprudence

Introduction Historical school of jurisprudence believes that law is an outcome of a long historical development of the society because it originates from the social custom, conventions religious p…

Analytical School of Jurisprudence

Introduction Analytical school is also known as the Austinian school since this approach is established by John Austin. It is also called as an imperative school because it treats law as command of…

Concept Of State And Sovereignty

The origin of State has been a favourite subject of speculation. The Greeks organised city-states which according to them had a divine origin. And sovereignty is one of the chief attributes of stat…

Concept of Justice

Introduction The concept of justice is as old as the origin and growth of human society. A man living in society desires peace and, while living in he tends to experience a conflict of interests an…

Sources of Law

INTRODUCTION Source always gives us the understanding of the objective behind the formation of something. Everything in this universe has a source which carries its authenticity. Without a source, …

Rights and Duties in Jurisprudence

INTRODUCTION The development of society is credited to the constant evolution of law. When people come into contact with each other, everyone has certain rights and duties obligated towards one ano…

Laws of Property Under Jurisprudence

Introduction The term property is commonly used to define the objects which are owned. In other words, property denotes those things in which right of ownership can be expanded. The term property i…

Possession

Introduction: Obtaining possession of a property, and performing such action is far easy than defining it in words, i.e. what the word ‘possession’ implies. This statement is warranted and testifie…

Recent Trends in Indian Jurisprudence

Introduction – The present crisis in the Indian legal system is due to its complete dependence on colonial jurisprudence. India has inherited, as a hangover of the British rule, the theory an…

CONCEPT OF LEGAL RIGHTS

CONCEPT OF LEGAL RIGHTS Meaning, Definition and Concept of Right In English law, right means that which is straight and not crooked. It is an opposition from the wrong which is twisted from the str…

Renaissance Period of Natural Law

Renaissance Period of Natural Law The period of renaissance in the history of the development of natural law may also be called the modern classical era which is marked by rationalism and emergence…

Ownership

OWNERSHIP Salmond on Ownership Ownership denotes the relationship between a person and an object forming the subject-matter of his ownership. It consists in a complex of rights, all of which are ri…

Schools of Jurisprudence

There are basically five schools of jurisprudence. We will discuss these schools along with their leading jurists. Philosophical school or Natural law Analytical School Historical School Sociologic…

Meaning Nature And Scope Of Jurisprudence

Introduction to Jurisprudence The history of the concept of law reveals that jurisprudence had its evolutionary beginning from the classical Greek period to 21st-century modern jurisprudence with n…