The word jurisprudence derives from the Latin term juris prudentia, which means “the study, knowledge, or science of law.” In the United States jurisprudence commonly means the philosophy of law.
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Basics of Jurisprudence
- Law According to John Austin
- Do ‘Law’ and ‘Justice’ have different Meanings?
- Relevance of Jurisprudence in Contemporary Times?
- Distributive Justice: Concept and Application in various Legal Systems
- Corrective Justice: Analysis
- Moral Policing and Law: A Critical Evaluation
- Law is found and cannot be made- In light of Historical school
- Study of Dharma in The Light of Hindu Jurisprudence
- Theory of Utilitarianism: A Critical Analysis
- Mahabharata Through the Eyes of Indian Laws
- Comparative Analysis of Rawl’s Social Contract theory with Locke’s, Hobbes, and Rousseau
- Concept of Legal Pluralism
- Does Arbitration Hinder the Growth of Common Law Jurisprudence?
- Social Justice
Concept and Sources of Law
- Definition, kinds of Law and various sources of Law
- Custom as a Source of Law
- Legislation as a Source of Law
- Precedent — Judge made laws – Definition of Precedent — Kinds of Precedent — – Precedent as a source of law
- Ratio Decidenti and Obiter Dicta
Legal Status of Persons
- Corporate Personality
Rights and Duties
- Legal Rights: Nature, Characteristics, Essentials and Kinds of Legal Rights
- Theories of Rights
- Hohfeld’s Analysis of Legal Rights
- Duties: Nature, Characteristics and Classification of Duties
- Correlation of Rights and Duties
Ownership, Possession and Property
- Ownership in Jurisprudence: Meaning, Kinds, Incidents and Relevance in Contemporary Times
- Possession: Nature & Concept, Theories of Possession, Possession in Law & Possession in Fact and Kinds of Possession
- Concept of Property and types of Property
- Laws dealing with transfer of property in India
Concept of Punishment
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