Historical School

The Historical School

“The historical school dates from the 19th century, as a reaction against natural-law ideas. Its principles were first clearly defined in 1814 by the German jurist Friedrich Karl von Savigny.”(1)

Other Schools of Jurisprudence

In the last decades, others principal schools of jurisprudence are:



1. “Jurisprudence,”Microsoft® Encarta® Online Encyclopedia 2000. Contributed By William O. Douglas, M.A., LL.B., LL.D. Late Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

See Also

Science or Theory of Law
Friedrich Karl von Savigny
Theory of Law
Legal Positivism
Natural Law
Schools of legal theories

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