Natural Law theory

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1. According to Lon Fuller, Law is the enterprise of...?

  • Judges relying on value-judgements to decide cases
  • Determining standards through conformity to accepted criteria
  • Subjecting human conduct to the governance of rules
  • Providing a second order reason for us to act
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2. What is the link Finnis makes between Law and the 7 objective goods?

  • The Law must be moral if we are to achieve the 7 objective goods
  • The 7 objective goods are not necessarily moral
  • Law will seek to implement requirements of practical reasonableness which allow us to achieve these goods
  • The 7 objective goods are inherent in every Law

3. What is Hart's criticism of Fuller?

  • Procedural defects do not always render law useless
  • Law cannot be moral and procedurally fair
  • The principles of legality only apply to the effectiveness of the law
  • The principles of legality are not always moral

4. For Fuller, what is the link between law and morality?

  • Laws are rules of conduct and so must be moral to uphold society
  • Law must adhere to the principles of legality, which is a moral ideal
  • If laws aren't moral, they will not be followed
  • Judges always resort to moral principles to decide legal cases

5. Which case does Dworkin use in his criticism against the 'plain-fact' view of Law?

  • Riggs v Palmer
  • Smith v Hughes
  • R v Latimer
  • Jackson v Attorney General


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