1. What is the 'plain-fact' view of law?
- The only Law is that in statutes and judge-made Law is illegitimate
- Law cannot be moral as morality varies with opinions and Law must be fact
- Law is always a matter of historical fact and never morality
- Law cannot be reduced into simple rules
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2. According to Lon Fuller, Law is the enterprise of...?
- Providing a second order reason for us to act
- Subjecting human conduct to the governance of rules
- Determining standards through conformity to accepted criteria
- Judges relying on value-judgements to decide cases
3. How did Hugo Grotius justify the French Revolution?
- People can overthrow government if natural rights are breached
- The decision in Riggs v Palmer was unfavourable
- There are objective goods which can only be pursued in communal life
- Law must satisfy principles of legality and the government did not conform to this
4. According to Fuller, what makes laws a failure?
- Principles of legality
- Moral reasoning
- Procedural defects
- Historical sources
5. What is Lloyd Weinreb's criticism of Finnis' theory?
- He doesn't say the degree of specificity the laws will take
- Just law is not central, as this disregards evil law throughout history
- He does not state what makes the 7 objective goods valuable
- It is a moral theory and the reasoning is not law-like