BA LLB (Hons) 5 Year
Jurisprudence – II



Module – I            Legal Rights & Duties

  1. Definition, Basis & Characteristics of Legal Rights & Duties
  2. Kinds of Legal Rights
  3. Relation between Rights & Duties 

Module – II           Principles of Liability

  1. Theories of Remedial Liability
  2. Theories of Penal Liability
  3. Liability & Negligence
  4. Absolute Liability 

Module – III         Personality 

  1. Concept of Legal person, Dead person & Corporate person
  2. Theories of Legal Personality: – Fiction Theory; Concession Theory; Bracket Theory; Realist Theory; Purpose Theory & Kelson’s Theory 

Module – IV         State, Sovereignty & Theories of Justice 

  1. Nature & Functions of State & its relationship with Law
  2. Nature & Development with Sovereignty
  3. Concept of Justice & Theories of Justice

Module – V           Feminist Legal Theory 

  1. Concept of Feminism
  2. Theories of Feminism
  3. Patriarchal System 

Module – VI         Possession & Ownership 

  1. Possession in Fact and Possession in Law
  2. Relation between Possession & Ownership
  3. Rights of Possessor and Kinds of Possession 

Suggested Readings:

  1. Bodenheimer Jurisprudence – The philosophy and Methods of Law (1996), Universal Publication, Delhi.
  2. Fitzgerald, (ed.) Salmond on Jurisprudence (1999).
  3. Tripathi, Bombay W. Friedman, Legal Theory (1999) Universal Pub., Delhi.
  4. V. D. Mahajan, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (1996 re-print), Eastern Books, Lucknow.
  5. M.D.A. Freeman (ed.), Lloyd’s Introduction to Jurisprudence, (1994), Sweet and Maxwell.
  6. Paton G. W. Jurisprudence (1972), Oxford, ELBS.
  7. H.L.A. Hart, The Concept of Law (1970), Oxford, ELBS.
  8. Rescoe Pound, Introduction to the Philosophy of Law (1998 Re-print), Universal Pub., Delhi.
  9. Dias, Jurisprudence (1994), Adithya Books, New Delhi.
  10. Dhyani S. N. Jurisprudence: A study of Indian Legal Theory (1985), Metropolitan, New Delhi.
  11. M.P. Tondon, Jurisprudence Legal Theory, Allahabad Law Agency.
  12. Dr. Vijay Ghormade, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, Hind Law House.
  13. N.V. Pranjape, Studies in Jurisprudence and legal theory, Central Law Agency.
  14. N.V. Jayakumar, Lectures in Jurisprudence, 2nd Ed., Lexis-Nexis.
  15. Dr. B.N. Mani Tripathi, Jurisprudence Legal Theory, Allahabad Law Agency.
  16. P.S. Atchthew Pillai, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, Eastern Book Company.
  17. Prof. G.C. Venkata Subba Rao, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, Eastern Book Comp.