critical legal studies
An intellectual movement whose members argue that law is neither neutral nor value free but is in fact inseparable from politics.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

critical legal studies
An intellectual movement whose members argue that law is neither neutral nor value free but is in fact inseparable from politics.

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  • Critical international relations theory — is a diverse set of schools of thought in International Relations (IR) that have criticized the theoretical, meta theoretical and/or political status quo, both in IR theory and in international politics more broadly from positivist as well as… …   Wikipedia

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