TITLE

Austinianism (19th century) Politics/Law

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Dictionary of Theories;2002, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "austinianism" is presented. It refers to a theory of law which consists of commands issued by a sovereign. The theory was expounded by English lawyer John Austin. A sovereign can be a person or a group, who has final and unlimited power.
ACCESSION #
40421526

 

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