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

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

3. How did Hugo Grotius justify the French Revolution?

  • The decision in Riggs v Palmer was unfavourable
  • There are objective goods which can only be pursued in communal life
  • People can overthrow government if natural rights are breached
  • Law must satisfy principles of legality and the government did not conform to this

4. What is Lloyd Weinreb's criticism of Finnis' theory?

  • It is a moral theory and the reasoning is not law-like
  • He doesn't say the degree of specificity the laws will take
  • He does not state what makes the 7 objective goods valuable
  • Just law is not central, as this disregards evil law throughout history

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

  • Subjecting human conduct to the governance of rules
  • Determining standards through conformity to accepted criteria
  • Providing a second order reason for us to act
  • Judges relying on value-judgements to decide cases


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