‘Legal Theory Lexicon: Positive and Normative Legal Theory’

“One of the most fundamental distinctions in legal theory is that between ‘positive legal theory’ and ‘normative legal theory’. This post provides a very brief introduction to the distinction, aimed at law students (especially first years) with an interest in legal theory. The core idea of the distinction between positive and normative legal theory is simple …” (more)

[Lawrence Solum, Legal Theory Blog, 21 July]

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