Historical analysis of the factors of transformation and evolution of Law


  • Francisco J. Aranda Serna San Antonio de Murcia Catholic University (Spain)


diritto naturale, storia del diritto, evoluzione del diritto, trasformazione giuridica


Historically, the concept "legal evolution" or “evolution of law” is often used to describe a group of theories that seek to explain legal changes not only in historical terms, but through a process according to certain determined or predetermined phases. It has been pointed out that these theories in their fully developed forms are essentially a 19th century phenomenon, however it is becoming increasingly clear that these ideas survived and that in the 20th century there was a significant revival of interest in these theories of legal evolution, an interest that continues in the present 21st century. The Law as a system of norms and doctrines doesn’t remain unchanged, but changes and evolves, from a historical perspective the main factors that determine the transformations of the Law will be analyzed.


Keywords: natural law; historical law; legal evolution; legal transformation.


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How to Cite

Aranda Serna, F. J. (2020). Historical analysis of the factors of transformation and evolution of Law. Vergentis. Revista De Investigación De La Cátedra Internacional Conjunta Inocencio III, 1(11), 207–230. Retrieved from https://vergentis.ucam.edu/index.php/vergentis/article/view/203

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