Philosophy of law
Philosophy of law is a branch of philosophy and jurisprudence that studies basic questions about law and legal systems, such as "what is law?", "what are the criteria for legal validity?", "what is th...
Bus Cannibal Given Complete Freedom in Canada
A Manitoba man has been set free after being found not criminally responsible by Canadian courts for decapitating and cannibalizing a passenger during a grizzly ride on a Greyhound bus.
10 People Who Took Justice Into Their Own Hands
Top 10 men and women who fought back and got revenge instead of calling the police
'Aristotle's Tomb' Discovered By Archaeologist
A Greek archaeologist believes he may have discovered Aristotle’s tomb. Konstantinos Sismanidis excavated the birthplace of the ancient philosopher in northern Greece in the 1990s, and now thinks that...
BBC Capital - How the attacks in Paris might change Islamic banking
Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?
Trump Says He Would Return to Waterboarding for Interrogations
Donald Trump, the leading Republican contender for U.S. president, says he would return to strong interrogation techniques such as waterboarding if he were elected because their severity pales against...
Video: Amanda Knox's lawyer on why she was acquitted
The lawyer for Miss Knox breaks down the reasons why the Italian supreme court threw out the case against against the American
Teen Boy Will Be Charged As Adult For Having Naked Pics of a Minor: Himself
North Carolina 17-year-old caught in a sexting scandal faces charges of sexually exploiting a minor that could land him in jail for up to 10 years, since the law considers him an adult. But one of the...
Massacres, Torture And Mutilation: Extreme Violence In Neolithic Conflicts
Violent conflicts in Neolithic Europe were held more brutally than has been known so far. This emerges from a recent anthropological analysis of the roughly 7000-year-old mass grave of Schöneck-Kilian...
He Caught A Fast Food Worker Doing This To A Disabled Customer, And Now It's Going Viral. Heartwarming
Over the past five years, Qdoba employee Ridge Quarles has gotten to know one particular customer. Though her identity is unknown, what we do know is that she is confined to a wheelchair, she loves Qd...
Torture in the Tower of London, 1597
Father John Gerard was a spy. In November 1588 he was among a team of four Jesuit priests sent from Rome and secretly landed on the shores of England with the mission of making contact with and minist...
Justice - We Are Your Friends (vs. Simian)
Fantastic video from the song that is sure to be the biggest club hit of the summer, 'We Are Your Friends'. French dance masters Justice (tipped as the new D...
Justice - Phantom part II
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Aristotle
Aristotle (/ˈærɪˌstɒtəl/; Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης [aristotélɛːs], Aristotélēs; 384 – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the Macedonian city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on...
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St. Thomas Aquinas
Thomas Aquinas, OP (/əˈkwaɪnəs/; 1225 – 7 March 1274), also Thomas of Aquin or Aquino, was an Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest who was an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in...
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Thomas Hobbes
Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury (/hɒbz/; 5 April 1588 – 4 December 1679), in some older texts Thomas Hobbs of Malmsbury, was an English philosopher, best known today for his work on political philosophy. ...
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Lon L. Fuller
Lon Luvois Fuller (June 15, 1902 – April 8, 1978) was a noted legal philosopher, who wrote The Morality of Law in 1964. Fuller was professor of Law at Harvard University for many years, and is noted ...
John Finnis
John Mitchell Finnis (born 28 July 1940) is an Australian legal scholar and philosopher specialising in the philosophy of law. He is professor of law at University College, Oxford and at the Universit...
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Sharia
To Arabic-speaking people, sharia (/ʃɑːˈriːɑː/; also shari'a, sharīʿah; Arabic: شريعة‎ šarīʿah, [ʃaˈriːʕa], "legislation") means the moral code and religious law of a prophetic religion. The...
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Analytic jurisprudence
Analytical jurisprudence is a legal theory that draws on the resources of modern analytical philosophy to try to understand the nature of law. Since the boundaries of analytical philosophy are somewh...
Jeremy Bentham
Jeremy Bentham (/ˈbɛnθəm/; 15 February [O.S. 4 February] 1748 – 6 June 1832) was a British philosopher, jurist, and social reformer. He is regarded as the founder of modern utilitari...
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John Austin (legal philosopher)
This article is about the legal philosopher. For other uses, see John Austin (disambiguation).John Austin (3 March 1790, Creeting Mill, Suffolk – 1 December 1859, Weybridge, Surrey) was a noted Britis...
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Hans Kelsen
Hans Kelsen ([hans ˈkɛlzən]; October 11, 1881 – April 19, 1973) was an Austrian jurist, legal philosopher and political philosopher. Due to the rise of national socialism in Germany and Austria, Kelse...
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H. L. A. Hart
Herbert Lionel Adolphus Hart (18 July 1907 – 19 December 1992) was a British legal philosopher, and a major figure in moral and political philosophy. He was Professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford Unive...
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Joseph Raz
Joseph Raz (Hebrew: יוסף רז‎; born 21 March 1939) is an Israeli legal, moral and political philosopher. He is one of the most prominent advocates of legal positivism. He has spent most of his ca...
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Ronald Dworkin
Ronald Myles Dworkin, FBA (/ˈdwɔrkɪn/; December 11, 1931 – February 14, 2013) was an American philosopher and scholar of constitutional law. He was Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law and Philosophy a...
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Interpretivism (legal)
Interpretivism is a school of thought in contemporary jurisprudence and the philosophy of law. The main claims of interpretivism are that In the English speaking world, interpretivism is usually ident...