Category Archives: Jurisprudence


Concept of Justice

Concept of Justice | Overview Introduction Definition Types of Justice Administration of Justice Classification Theories of Punishment 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 and expects a rightful conduct on… Read More »

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, everything loses its importance. We all are very well acquainted with the word “LAW” and is used in our day to day life. The phrase ‘law’ has been derived… Read More »

Rights and Duties in Jurisprudence

Rights and Duties in Jurisprudence Overview Introduction Definition of Right Theories of Legal Rights Elements of a Legal Right Kinds of Legal Rights Enforcement of Legal Rights Duty 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… Read More »

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 includes both living and non-living things. Lands, chattels, shares, and debts are included in the property. In a wider sense, the term includes all those rights which… Read More »

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 the emergence of new ideas in different fields of knowledge. General awakening among the masses coupled with new discoveries of science during the fourteenth and fifteenth… Read More »


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 rights in rem, being good against the entire world and not merely against specific persons. Incidence of Ownership The owner has the right to possess things that… Read More »

Schools of Jurisprudence

Schools of Jurisprudence | Overview Philosophical school or Natural law school Analytical School Historical School Sociological School of Jurisprudence Realist School There are basically five schools of jurisprudence. We will discuss these schools along with their leading jurists. I. Philosophical school or Natural law school The philosophical or ethical school concerns itself chiefly with the relation of law… Read More »

Meaning Nature And Scope Of Jurisprudence

Meaning Nature And Scope Of Jurisprudence Overview Introduction to Jurisprudence Meaning Juristic approach Scope of Jurisprudence Significance and Utility of the Study of Jurisprudence Jurisprudence is Lawyer’s extraversion Sociology and Jurisprudence Jurisprudence and Psychology Jurisprudence and Ethics Jurisprudence and Economics Jurisprudence and History Jurisprudence and Politics Introduction to Jurisprudence The history of the concept of the law reveals… Read More »

Legislation and its Types

Introduction “Legis” means law and “latum” means making. Legislation means lawmaking. It also refers to the law made by the legislature. It may also be defined as the promulgation of legal rules by an authority which has the power to do so. It is the formal declaration of the legal rules by the legislative organ of the body… Read More »

LEGAL CONCEPT of Legal Rights and Duties

Legal Rights and Duties Legal rights are, clearly, rights which exist under the rules of legal systems or by virtue of decisions of suitably authoritative bodies within them. According to positivists, legal rights are essentially those interests which have been legally recognized and protected. John Austin made a distinction between legal rights and other types of rights such… Read More »