Lecture 22 on Feminist Jurisprudence
Legality changes not the same thing as morality
Law economic theory states that law is about money; if it isn't, it should be
o Normative theory is descriptive (what is not the same thing what ought to be)
Natural law a normative theory?
o Tells you how ought to behave (ex. you are not ought to murder)
Law economic theory a normative theory?
o Increasing wealth
Barnett punishment theory but also is like a law economic theory law and punishment
o Connecting punishment theories and law theories
Both descriptive and normative
Descriptive approach feminists argue how we think about law and how the law is are all
about whiteness and maleness
Normative approach should be corrected; Specific laws that exclude women must be