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If you are studying law as an academic subject which, I gather from other posts, you are, then Legal Theory is the main part of Jurisprudence. Legal Theory asks what is the nature of law? There are a number of particular theories propounded by various jurists which attempt to answer this question. Some of the more well-known ones are The Command Theory of ...


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US Law Combining the traditionally separate common-law torts of libel and slander would probably be a matter not for the court system, but for the legislature, and these are matters of sate law in the US, and vary from one state to another. Many states have not codified the law of defamation by statute, and one must check court cases in each state to find ...


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