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Law

Enforceable rules governing relationships among individuals and between individuals and their society

Jurisprudence

The study of law

Natural Law

Denotes a system of moral and ethical principles that are inherent in human nature and that people can discover through the use of their natural intelligence, or reason

Positive Law

...or National Law. It is the written law of a given society at a particular point in time. This law applies only to the citizens of that nation or society.

Historical School

Emphasizes the evolutionary process of law b concentrating on the origin and history of the legal system.

Legal Realism

Based on the idea that law is just one of many institutions in society and that it is shaped by social forces and needs.

Sociological School

Views law as a tool for promoting justice in society.

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