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

"We learned that although they are religious and personal, marriage and family issues are often a lot like driving an automobile, meaning that you regulate them because there are big material, psychological, and health issues at stake. Philosophy and law have been concerned about these issues because if you let them fall apart big social issues emerge. "

–Don S. Browning†