This piece is meant to buck this trend by providing a relatively short introduction to the work of major critical legal theorists and their arguments.
As we shall see, the arguments of the critical legal theorists are often quite radical.
They claim that the language of law, far from being clear and easily interpreted, is often highly ambiguous.
Legal officials, many of whom come from powerful backgrounds, therefore, cannot merely interpret the law in a neutral manner.
Nonetheless, most critical legal scholars held to a few central tenants.
The first tenant was some variation of what is often called the indeterminacy thesis.
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