Known Unknowns: Legal Responses to Intractable Factual Uncertainties, by Andrew J. Bell and Joanna McCunn

In arguments relating to General Stanwix’s Case, heard in the English Court of Chancery in 1772, one lawyer posed the following question: ‘Do not facts, in their very nature, precede laws? Is it not to them the creation and necessity of laws are owing? … If laws, therefore, were made for facts, and not facts … Continue reading Known Unknowns: Legal Responses to Intractable Factual Uncertainties, by Andrew J. Bell and Joanna McCunn

O.V. Kresin – COMPARATIVE LEGAL STUDIES: 1750 TO 1835. APPROACHES TO CONCEPTUALIZATION (transl. 2019)

The history of law is a promising domain. A number of legal disciplines, such as legal theory, the philosophy of law, the sociology of law and epistemology do not have their own history. Often they are perceived as elements of an immutable and coherent system of legal knowledge divided into branches, and not as projects … Continue reading O.V. Kresin – COMPARATIVE LEGAL STUDIES: 1750 TO 1835. APPROACHES TO CONCEPTUALIZATION (transl. 2019)