Midterm Study Guide Fall 2015-2 - Explain the major contributions to legal studies made by the following thinkers and critiques of their theories

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. If you break the law because you morally feel it is unjust than in fact you are not really breaking 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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