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2. What is the 'eternal law' as described by Aquinas?

  • God directs everything towards it's optimal end
  • An emphasis on natural rights
  • The enterprise of subjecting conduct to the governance of rules
  • Law is always a matter of historical fact and never morality

3. What does Dworkin say 'presents a problem' for Positivist theories?

  • The fact that judges rely on value-judgements when deciding cases
  • The secondary meaning of Law can co-exist with the focal meaning
  • Natural Law still retains its validity even if God does not exist
  • The moral ideal of legality is built into our legal system

4. What is the 'plain-fact' view of law?

  • The only Law is that in statutes and judge-made Law is illegitimate
  • Law is always a matter of historical fact and never morality
  • Law cannot be reduced into simple rules
  • Law cannot be moral as morality varies with opinions and Law must be fact

5. According to Fuller, what makes laws a failure?

  • Historical sources
  • Procedural defects
  • Moral reasoning
  • Principles of legality

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