Research

Foundations of Law

Project Description

An analysis and celebration of the work of Harold J. Berman, Michael J. Perry, Martha A. Fineman, and Martin E. Marty on the historical, moral, social, and religious foundations of law.

Project Accomplishments

March 25, 2004, conference with 15 speakers, 500 participants

“The Foundations of Law,” Emory Law Journal 54 (2005): 1-375

Sponsors

Emory University School of Law

Directors
CSLR Participants
Other Participants
  • William J. Carney
  • Morgan Cloud
  • Marc L. Miller
  • Robert A. Schapiro
  • Timothy P. Terrell
  • Paul J. Zwier

In Their Own Words

"If love is genuinely other-regarding, there must be others who are actually centers whom we are bound to recognize and affirm. Love does not merely bestow value on the neighbor, it also recognizes value in the neighbor ... and seeks to serve that value as something real."

–Timothy P. Jackson