Many conservatives argue that critical legal thinking has resulted in collapsing standards for the legal profession.Victor Hanson of The National Review wrote that critical legal theory will collapse support for law and order.All proposals undergo a review process drawing upon an international network of academics. To submit a proposal or other query, please contact us.
On the contrary, we are committed to publishing books accessible to all regardless of personal wealth.
We set up COUNTERPRESS in 2013 as a ‘counter’ to the privatizing and excessive profiteering of academic knowledge and to do away with unfair access restrictions to learning materials in a world of uneven globalization.
Critical legal studies developed out of the pragmatic school of the American legal realists.
This includes luminaries such as Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes and Justice Jerome Franky.
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Instead, they interpret it to advance their group interests and marginalize the less powerful.
After trying to present their arguments as carefully as possible What is Critical Legal Studies?
Our focus is on publishing academic titles that contribute critical theoretical engagements with the world.
While critical legal scholarship is a natural centre of gravity, we are also interested in works that treat legal/juridical, political, social, aesthetic, etc, concerns in a trans- or para-disciplinary manner.