According to Cheesesman (2006), there are seven Schools of Jurisprudential Thought. The Natural Law School emphasizes a moral theory of law. Write about this school, including information about the development and history of the school and the current application of the school in criminal justice today.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 19, 2018, 6:13 pm ad1c9bdddf
The Natural Law School emphasizes a moral theory of law.
As per the wikipedia, Jurisprudence is the theory and philosophy of law. Scholars of jurisprudence hope to obtain a deeper understanding of the nature of law, of legal reasoning, legal systems and of legal institutions. We will discuss the natural law:
Natural Law: What is good is that which is natural.
Human Nature: Natural Law Theory
Natural Law is one of the oldest school of Jurisprudence. This was introduced by Greek Philosopher Aristotle. Aristotle, who is representative of natural law theorists, maintained that nature was purposeful; there was a natural order of things. This is a theological view of life. For Aristotle the good is that at which all things aim. Animals attain their good as they developed the characteristics of their species.
As MacKinnon says, "According to the natural law tradition from Aristotle on, human beings are also thought to be natural beings with a specific human nature. They have certain specific ...
600+ words outline the Natural Law school of thoughts, from its history to current applications.