Law as LoreLeon Wolff*
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Bond University, Queensland, Australia
- *Corresponding Author:
- Leon Wolff
Faculty of Law, Bond University
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: September 25, 2012; Accepted Date: November 23, 2012; Published Date: November 28, 2012
Citation: Wolff L (2012) Law as Lore. J Civil Legal Sci 2:e108. doi: 10.4172/2169-0170.1000e108
Copyright: © 2012 Wolff L. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Stories are central to law. Yet narrative analysis, the key analytical technique in the social sciences for analysing stories, is largely unknown in legal scholarship. This article investigates the central tenets of narrative analysis as a social scientific research method. It goes on to explore its possibilities and pitfalls for legal scholarship.