LAW AND MORALS.
The relation between law and morals is one of the most complex matters of legal theory
and legal philosophy, and It has been one of the classic topics throughout the history of legal
thought. If we read, for example, Aristotle, Plato, Kant
LAW, FORCE AND POWER: THE HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF THE RELATION
BETWEEN LAW, FORCE AND POWER
One of the main canons used in former lessons to distinguish between Law and other
normative systems social treatment rules and morals- has been the force supporti
The features of legal system.
Of course, modern legal positivism has rejected these ideas of proto-positivism
as they were formulated, but even yet, the idea of legal system still is a central notion
for the understanding of law and these ideas may be con
DIFFERENT THEORETICAL MODELS OF RELATION BETWEEN LAW AND POWER.
SPECIAL REFERENCE TO COORDINATION BETWEEN LAW AND POWER MODEL.
The relation between law and power has been something constant throughout the history,
and it may be analized in different theor
LAW AND SOCIAL CHANGE.This is a basic topic in legal theory and legal sociology, trying to answer
different questions on the effects of legal norms-rules in society and those of social
changes in law. For example, whether law is a factor of social change
THE EXECUTION OF COORDINATION BETWEEN LAW AND POWER MODEL:
DEMOCRACYS LEGAL FRAMEWORK AS A MEAN TO RATIONALIZE
(CONTROL) POLITICAL POWER
The deeper achievement of coordination between law and power model takes
place in Democracy and its legal framework. T
The idea of legal system.In the previous lesson It has been carried out an analysis on legal norms. However, legal
norms do not have sense in an isolated way, but when they are connected with other legal norms.
Law, thus, is a set of legal norms, but a sp
PUBLIC ETHICS AND PRIVATE ETHICS.The distinction between law and morals requires, also, to distinguish between
public and private ethics, both from an analytical and historical point of view. The
confusion between both terms is typical of situations previ
A.-THE FUNCTIONS OF LAW.
Functional analysis of law allow us to enquiry on its use in a social system. This kind of
analysis started to be important for legal theory since the 70s of 20th Century, combining it with
structural analysis. The practical reaso
SOCIAL TREATMENT RULES AND THEIR DESCRIPTION: CONNECTIONS AND
DISTINCTIONS WITH LAW AND MORALS.
There are some behaviors generally accepted by a social group or community that can be
labeled as social customs.
Some of these social customs can be described