- Created by: Launston
- Created on: 12-05-14 16:17
1. What is Lloyd Weinreb's criticism of Finnis' theory?
- It is a moral theory and the reasoning is not law-like
- Just law is not central, as this disregards evil law throughout history
- He doesn't say the degree of specificity the laws will take
- He does not state what makes the 7 objective goods valuable
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2. For Fuller, what is the link between law and morality?
- Laws are rules of conduct and so must be moral to uphold society
- Judges always resort to moral principles to decide legal cases
- Law must adhere to the principles of legality, which is a moral ideal
- If laws aren't moral, they will not be followed
3. John Finnis distinguishes between the...?
- Moral and Immoral accounts of Law
- Procedural and Substantive accounts of Law
- Focal and Secondary meanings of Law
- Good and Bad Laws
4. According to Fuller, what makes laws a failure?
- Principles of legality
- Moral reasoning
- Procedural defects
- Historical sources
5. What do natural law theorists believe?
- Law is always a matter of historical fact and never morality
- There is a rational order which exists and is discoverable by human reason
- Legal reasoning is a myth and value-judgements are adopted
- Law and morality does not necessarily coincide