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Conley, John M. and William M. O'Barr. 1988. Fundamentals of jurisprudence: An ethnography of judicial decision making in informal courts. The North Carolina Law Review 66 (3) : 467–507.
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The authors describe the variation in the administration of justice in informal courts. They present a typology of judicial behavior based on five principal approaches to decision making. The analysis includes linguistic behavior.