Professor Bix asserts that as practices in a society change any labels that had previously been assigned to those practices by a conceptual or descriptive theory should be considered wrong
An ultimate purpose of law, according to Calvin and his followers, was to create an upright Christian community.
In The Concept of Law, H. L. A. Hart considered the question of “What is the Purpose of Law?”
Which of the following does Professor Berman assert was the first modern legal system?
Professor Berman describes France in the late 1700s as what form of government?
Anthropological studies confirm that in all cultures, law shares with religion four elements; which of the following is not one of the elements identified?
Professor Berman explained that in that late sixteenth and early seventeenth century the nature of the jury trial changed in the following way:
Which of the following is not identified by Professor Berman as a symptom of the integrity crisis Western man is experiencing?
In what foundational document is Laws of Nature and Nature’s God referenced?
Which of the following factors is not identified by psychological studies as most important in securing adherence to rules and laws?
From Professor Berman’s perspective, explain the essence of the Papal Revolution?
Explain what Professor Berman means when he asserts that law needs to draw on the sense of holy partly in order to commit people emotionally to the sense of the just.
Explain the doctrine of the uses of the law.
Explain what Professor Berman asserts is the primary cause of the crisis of the Western legal tradition?
Explain what Professor Berman means when he says that religion is a shared commitment to transcendent values?
In chapter 1, Professor Bix discusses how to define law. Explain how Dworkin supports his proposition that some people can say that the Nazi regime had law while others say that the Nazi regime did not have law.