Midterm Study Guide Fall 2015-2 - Explain the major...

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Explain the major contributions to legal studies made by the following thinkers and critiques of their theories…
Martin Luther King, Jr.- Wrote the Birmingham letter from jail. Civil disobedience. Ifyou break the law because you morally feel it is unjust than in fact you are not reallybreaking the law. Critiques- There are no unjust laws in a democracy because there are ways to change laws i.e. courts, elections, lobbying, etc. Leaving it up to individuals to decide which laws are just/unjust will only result in problems.

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