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Denis Galligan

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199291830

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291830.001.0001

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The Reception of Law

The Reception of Law

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(p.121) 7 The Reception of Law
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Law in Modern Society
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D. J. GALLIGAN

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291830.003.0008

The reception of law refers to the process of drawing ideas that involve law as a system of rules, the social context of rules, the acceptance and variability of law, social spheres, and other such concepts, in analysing how groups of citizens and officials handle the law, use the law, take care of its demands, or push this to the sidelines. The character of law is the first of several variables that affect the reception of law, and this is further divided into specific categories like relations between persons and the state, private relations, and other such relations, to discuss whether law has distinct functions and the relevance it may have to society. This chapter provides an overall structure that demonstrated how the reception of law takes place through discussing the concepts of legal architecture, the legal environment, and the social environment.

Keywords:   reception of law, variables, character, categories, relations, legal architecture, legal environment, social environment

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