Posted on: May 25, 2023 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Author: Abhi Yadav, Student at National Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat


This work talks about the theory of Volksgeist. It talks about its creation and history, the man named Savigny, who coined this theory, how this theory is viewed, and how it influences the law.

This work then tries to understand the application of this theory to the Indian Legal system. Whether the people have influenced laws in India or not, if so then how has it influenced such laws.

Later on explorations of questions like whether the theory of Volksgeist has been fully applicable in the Indian legal system or does it have any sort of restriction on it.

Lastly, an analysis of criticisms of this theory by jurists and then a conclusion is drawn by giving the author’s personal opinion on this theory.

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