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Legal Theory

Legal Theory draws contributions not only from academic law, but from a wide range of related disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, including philosophy, political science, economics, history and sociology. Topics covered fall mainly into the broad categories of analytical and normative jurisprudence, doctrinal theory, policy analyses of legal doctrines and critical theories of law.

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History of law
Jurisprudence
 History of law
Legal history was established through historical experiences and events along the time in many cultures that evolved over time.
 Jurisprudence
Jurisprudence is the study and philosophy of law to understand the nature of law, legal systems and of legal institutions.
Law and economics
Sociology of law
 Law and economics
Law and economics cover the economic analysis of law with the purpose to clarify effects of laws and review legal rules.
 Sociology of law
Sociology of law investigates the human behavior in society and examines relations between law and characteristics of society.