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Juristic methodology
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1. Definition

The juristic method is the process by which one determines the law in force generally or in a specific case. Juristic methodology is the theory behind this process, by contrast to legal theory, the theory of valid law itself [7. 19–27]. The concept of juristic methodology is relatively recent. The expression “juristic methodology” came …

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Schröder, Jan, “Juristic methodology”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 26 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_021782>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20190124



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