GOVT 345 Quiz 4

GOVT 345 Quiz 4 Liberty University

  1. American legal realists are more practical whereas the Scandinavians are interested in developing a more comprehensive theory.
  2. Pound’s “law in action” can be compared to Ehrlich’s “living law”.
  3. To Holmes, the law has absolutely no connection to morality.
  4. Llewellyn is considered the spiritual father of the American legal realist movement.
  5. Weber’s Traditional Authority means that people are following an inspirational leader.
  6. Holmes put forth the “bad man” approach to judging the law: what are the consequences for breaking it?
  7. Like Austin, Hagerstrom saw law as an expression of the sovereign will.
  8. For Marx, the law in bourgeois society is determined by the proletariat.
  9. For Marx, law is an expression of the economic foundation of a society.
  10. Axel Hagerstrom is the foremost American legal realist.
  11. Weber’s Legal-Rational Authority is the least leader dependent model of his three.
  12. For Habermas, communication is the key to realizing human potential.
  13. For legal realists, society is in a constant state of flux; law tries to keep up with it.
  14. Kelsen would approve of sociological jurisprudence.
  15. Llewellyn opposed stare decisis as an imagination limiting custom.
  16. Holmes had a progressive mindset—legal history is a record of man’s moral development.
  17. For Llewellyn, law is a stable, fixed phenomenon.
  18. Like the legal positivists, legal realists see moral and legal inquiries as being inseparable.
  19. Montesquieu was a forerunner of the law and social theory school.
  20. Llewellyn’s approach to law could be called “functionalism” because it asks “what functions does the law serve?”
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