Power, Property and the Law of Trusts Revisited: Roger Cotterrell’s Contribution to Critical Trusts Scholarship: Kent Law School, 25-26 October 2017

“In his 1987 article, ‘Power, Property and the Law of Trusts: A Partial Agenda for Critical Legal Scholarship’, published in Journal of Law and Society, Roger Cotterrell outlined for the first time a critical, socio-legal approach to the law of trusts. For Cotterrell law is both instrumental and ideological. As such, critical analysis aims at the demystification of law: how does law structure and guarantee, on the one hand, yet legitimate and hide, on the other, the exercise of power? …” (more)

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