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Overview page. Subjects: Law.

A left-leaning movement, critical of legal liberalism, which was especially strong in the USA in the 1980s. It draws variously on Marxism, feminism, postmodernism and even American Legal...

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critical legal studies

Hugh Collins.

in The New Oxford Companion to Law

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 1147 words.

The intellectual movement known as Critical Legal Studies (‘CLS’) emerged in the United States in the late 1970s,

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Critical Legal Studies

Pierre Schlag.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 3234 words.

Critical Legal Studies (or CLS, as it came to be known) designates at once an intellectual current, an academic movement,

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Critical Legal Studies

John Finnis.

in Philosophy of Law

April 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 8740 words.

This chapter presents a critical examination of Unger's seminal article and book The Critical Legal Studies Movement, and of its account of legal thought, tested against its account of...

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Comparative Law and Critical Legal Studies

Ugo Mattei.

in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Law

November 2006; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Law; Comparative Law. 9429 words.

The contribution of Critical Legal Studies to comparative law is a matter of considerable international interest, not only in light of the remarkable presence of the movement in several...

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Critical Legal Studies and the New Stream

Andrea Bianchi.

in International Law Theories

November 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 15330 words.

The chapter addresses the origins of the Critical Legal Studies movement with a view to reconstructing the conditions for its emergence as a movement of radical reform. The marked political...

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critical legal studies

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

A left-leaning movement, critical of legal liberalism, which was especially strong in the USA in the 1980s. It draws variously on Marxism, feminism, postmodernism and even American Legal...

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Critical Legal Studies

Alisdair Rogers, Noel Castree and Rob Kitchin.

in A Dictionary of Human Geography

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Geography. 289 words.

A body of research that takes a critical perspective on the formulation and implementation of the various branches of modern law. CLS emerged in the 1970s in the United States and was...

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critical legal studies

Jonathan Law and Elizabeth A. Martin.

in A Dictionary of Law

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 207 words.

A radical approach to jurisprudence that developed in the USA in the 1970s. It expresses a broadly Marxist critique of

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critical legal studies

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 208 words.

A radical approach to jurisprudence that developed in the USA in the 1970s. It expresses a broadly Marxist critique of

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critical legal studies

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 212 words.

A radical approach to jurisprudence that developed in the USA in the 1970s. It expresses a broadly Marxist critique of the substantive doctrines of the law (...

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critical legal studies

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 54 words.

A left-leaning movement, critical of legal liberalism, which was especially strong in the USA in the 1980s. It draws

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critical legal studies

Edited by Audrey Blunden.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 54 words.

A left-leaning movement, critical of legal liberalism, which was especially strong in the USA in the 1980s. It draws

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critical legal studies (CLS)

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 54 words.

A left-leaning movement, critical of legal liberalism, which was especially strong in the USA in the 1980s. It draws

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critical legal studies

Edited by John P. Grant and J. Craig Barker.

in Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Law. 92 words.

Dating from the latter part of the twentieth century and of application to law in general, this school of legal

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Critical Legal Studies

John Henry Schlegel.

in The Oxford Companion to American Law

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 1080 words.

(CLS) is best understood both as a movement in legal thought and as a group of law teachers—identified with Harvard,

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critical legal studies

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 88 words.

Term covering a loose agglomeration of theories and views of the nature of law, inspired by *critical theory,

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critical legal studies

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 83 words.

Term covering a loose agglomeration of theories and views of the nature of law, inspired by *critical theory,

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Critical legal studies

Emilios Christodoulidis and Johan van der Walt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Legal History

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: History of Law; Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 11734 words.

This chapter traces the tradition of critical theory in Europe in the way it has informed and framed legal thought. A key, and distinctive, element of this legal tradition is that it...

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Some Jurisprudential Foundations of Critical Legal Studies and Feminist Legal Theory

Frances Elisabeth Olsen.

in Current Legal Problems

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law. 0 words.

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Countering Uncertainty and Ending Up/Down Arguments: Prolegomena to a Response to NAIL

Jason A. Beckett.

in European Journal of International Law

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

Despites Franck’s claim that public international law (PIL) has moved into its ‘postontological state’, where controversy no longer surrounds its status as law, controversies over the...

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