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

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

3. 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

4. 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

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

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

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