Monday, September 24, 2012
Last class we tried to look at the essentials of the readings
For exercises, complete sentences, whose words (text, my words, conversations)
Always to say why you are having difficulty and identify what you do understand
Une tradition pour le futur? (12 nov)
Questions ce poser propos de la tradition juridique
Qu'est ce qu'il y a de comun entre les traditions? Qu'est ce qu'il y a de distinct?
Kasirer - Le droit robinsonien
Goal of first semester: Identify, articulate preconceptions you have towards law. We
looked at the word rules, because this is our initial conception of what law is.
Last class, we looked at the state. Controversial question: is something like experienci
Monday, October 01, 2012
I struggled with word
For most of us, todays invitation in the readings would cause us to reconceptualize the
meaning and position of authority
What kind of person is drawn to law school? Risk-averse, status, self-importance,
Monday, October 29, 2012
May be some adjustments to next weeks readings.
We have shifted from an emphasis on the word rules to the word state
What are some connections between these two topics?
Constable says it was about conquest, Clast
Monday, October 22, 2012
Plenary with Rene Provost
Comprendre lhistoire et le trajet du droit civil qubcois
Lide cest que naucun droit volue de la mme faon ou a un mme parcours
Cest des parcours qui ne narrivent pas totalement par hasard
Est-ce que au
Monday, September 10, 2012
Question: What is the problem with thinking of the law primarily as a set of rules?
Operational definition of the law being equated word rules
If they are rules does this affect human judgment as when they can be
Monday, September 17, 2012
Why is Fullers concept of morality difficult? Internal morality of law = speaking in a
formal way about the formal character of rules
Clarity is a virtue even if it leads you to do something moral. Morality is regardle
Desmond Mandersons Plenary
Law is a set of ideas that structure society
What is the difference between law and the gunman? Something can be power and not
be law. The whole sense of your legal education is to think about difference between