analytical jurisprudence


analytical jurisprudence
A theory and system of jurisprudence wrought out neither by inquiring for ethical principles or the dictates of the sentiments of justice nor by the rules which may be actually in force, but by analyzing, classifying and comparing various legal conceptions.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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