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  Anarchism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anarchists have often been portrayed as dangerous and violent, due mainly to a number of high-profile violent acts, including riots, assassinations, insurrections, and terrorism by some anarchists.
Anarchists argue that pursuit of these ends does not justify the establishment of a state; many argue that the state is incompatible with those goals and the cause of chaos, violence, and war.
Anarchist People of Color, (or APOC), was created as a forum for non-caucasian anarchists to express their thoughts about racial issues within the anarchist movement, particularly within the United States.
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 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Law -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Administrative law refers to the body of law which regulates beauraucratic managerial procedures and is administered by the executive branch of a government; rather than the judicial or legislative branches (if they are different in that particular jurisdiction).
Most laws and legal systems --at least in the Western world-- are quite similar in their essential themes, arising from similar values and similar social, economic, and political conditions, and they typically differ less in their substantive content than in their jargon and procedures.
Individually codified laws are known as statutes, and the collective body of laws relating to one subject or emanating from one source are usually identified by specific reference.
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 Anarchist law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anarchist law refers to a concept about the law to use in anarchies, although some people define anarchies as communities without any law.
Some aspects of this law are similar to law in hierarchical societies, for example, people are expected not to "attack" others, but the meaning of the word "attack" differs.
One example of anarchist law of an international political action coalition (which says that it is not an "organisation"), is the set of "Organisational Principles" of Peoples' Global Action.
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 Learn more about Law in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Law codification involves the legislation and regulation of statutes; as well as the resolution of disputes.
Administrative law refers to the body of law which regulates bureaucratic managerial procedures and is administered by the executive branch of a government; rather than the judicial or legislative branches (if they are different in that particular jurisdiction).
Procedural Law are rules and regulations found in an legal system that regulate access to legal institutions such as the courts, including the filing of private lawsuits and regulating the treatment of defendants and convicts by the public criminal justice system.
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 Autonomy-Community Balance/Equity-Law Distinction
Anarchist political theory holds that efforts to achieve an optimal balance between individual autonomy and psychological sense of community are often hindered rather than helped by institutionalized legal principles and practices.
Despite law's dominance, echoes of earlier forms of social organization more in keeping with optimal well-being may be identified in legal doctrine related to such topics as the distinction between law and equity, jury nullification, and the Ninth Amendment, all of which have been subject to much criticism.
Law is corrupt partly because under a system of law people become "overdependent" on legal solutions (Black, 1989), losing their ability to work together to resolve conflicts (Bankowski, 1983; Black, 1989; Bradney, 1985) as they learn that people are not capable of being good unless they are forced to be good (Lerner, 1982).
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 Anti-State.com : Anarchist Law: Some Hard Questions, by Keith Preston
Instead, I want to address the broader questions of how anarchist legal institutions might be structured and what the content of anarchist law would be, along with the thorny matter of the presence of non-anarchist or non-libertarian ideological or cultural groups in a predominately anarchist society.
Rothbard's views on the proper application of libertarian law could be rather doctrinaire and the British classical liberal writer Geoffrey Sampson once speculated that Rothbard probably would have considered any deviation from his system to be a form of cryto-statism to be suppressed by force (6).
An anarchist society could theoretically develop a type of hereditary system whereby those trained in the mediation of disputes passed their skills and their position down through their line of descendenants, or where specially trained communities of scholars, kind of like medieval monks, served as ultimate legal authority.
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 Anarchist Theory FAQ Version 5.2
As might be expected, different groups of anarchists are constantly trying to define anarchists with different views out of existence, just as many Christians say that their sect is the only "true" Christianity and many socialists say that their socialism is the only "true" socialism.
Anarchists of all varieties would reject this argument; sometimes claiming that the critic misunderstands their position, other times that the critic's assumptions are too pessimistic.
The interpretation of "rulership," however, varies: left anarchists tend to see the employer-employee relationship as one of rulership, and anarcho-capitalists are often dubious of the claim that envisaged anarchists communes would be democratic and hence voluntary.
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 kropot2.html
Anarchist science is also mainly theoretical knowledge, "the recipe", as seen apart from pure pragmata, "the cooking", although praxeology (the theory of human action in general) implies implemention of theory to practice, from words to deeds, strategically, and also tactical questions.
In common with most socialists, the anarchists recognize that, like all evolution in nature, the slow evolution of society is followed from time to time by periods of accelerated evolution which are called revolutions; and they think that the era of revolutions is not yet closed.
Laws, he wrote, are not a product of the wisdom of our ancestors: they are the product of their passions, their timidity, their jealousies and their ambition.
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 Law - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Most laws and legal systems—at least in the Western world—are quite similar in their essential themes, arising from similar values and similar social, economic, and political conditions, and they typically differ less in their substantive content than in their jargon and procedures.
Communication between legal systems is the focus of legal translation and legal lexicography, which deals with the principles of producing a law dictionary.
Private law regulates relationships between persons and organizations including contracts and responsible behaviour such as through liability through negligence.
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 Breaking the Law: Anti-authoritarian Visions of Crime and Justice
The function of law historically has been to deny some people the right to their personal journey, to detain us, by demanding that we resolve our contradictions within the confines of law and the state.
An anarchist society is clearly different from a state society in that in it there would be no penal sanctions—no law.”(22) As Borovoi likewise observes, “anarchism admits social norms.
In fact, this might be considered an important evolution of both the anarchist and criminal justice dialogues, in the sense of extending the historical arc of Godwin, Kropotkin, Ward, et al., but also by charting new paths with the introduction of concepts such as reconciliation and restoration as fundaments of anti-authoritarian praxis.
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 Anarchist law - Questionz.net , answers to all your questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In the hypothesis of such systems, law -- it is said -- would have to exist in a way that it would be effective without the need for any authority, given that in this vision it is considered that an authority normally uses violence, emotional manipulation or propaganda to enforce the law in hierarchical societies.
Possibly the best term to describe a society where the only rule is that of "stronger beats weaker" is * Law of the jungle, which is one (controversial) interpretation of the attitude of successive US administrations to international law, for example in its opposition to the creation and functioning of the International criminal court.
Anarchist law in international political action groups One example of anarchist law of an international political action coalition (which says that it is not an "organisation"), is the set of "Organisational Principles" of Peoples' Global Action.
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 Untitled Document
Vigilantism is over-criticized in my view, and vigilance committees often served as a rather effective and beneficent force in the Old West and other frontier societies, yet the legacy of racist lynchings and mob action at certain points in the history of the US is unfortunately still with us.
(12) An anarchist society could theoretically develop a type of hereditary system whereby those trained in the mediation of disputes passed their skills and their position down through their line of descendenants or where specially trained communities of scholars, kind of like medieval monks, served as ultimate legal authority.
David Friedman speculates that anarchist legal institutions could even generate drug prohibition laws if public support for such laws was overwhelming enough.(16) For reasons I will explain, I tend to be skeptical of this claim.
www.attackthesystem.com /law.html   (3193 words)

  
 Anarchist Theory FAQ Version 5.2
Leo Tolstoy, refer to themselves as "Christian anarchists." (Tolstoy avoided the term "anarchist," probably because of its association with violence and terrorism in the minds of contemporary Russians.) Drawing on the Gospels' themes of nonviolence and the equality of all human beings, these anarchists condemn government as contrary to Christian teaching.
Anarchists from many different perspectives have been inspired by the writings of the 16th-century Frenchman Etienne de la Boetie, whose quasi-anarchistic The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude spelled out a detailed theory of nonviolent revolution.
On one level, most modern anarchists agree fully that education and persuasion are the most effective way to move society towards their ultimate destination.
www.gmu.edu /departments/economics/bcaplan/anarfaq.htm   (17216 words)

  
 Molinari Institute
“The anarchist is the enemy of humanity, the enemy of all mankind, and his is a deeper degree of criminality than any other.” – Theodore Roosevelt, 1901
The landholder, the farmer, the manufacturer, the merchant, the tradesman, and every occupation, prospers by the aid which each receives from the other, and from the whole.
Common interest regulates their concerns, and forms their law; and the laws which common usage ordains, have a greater influence than the laws of government.
praxeology.net /anarcres.htm   (3238 words)

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