1. Which case does Dworkin use in his criticism against the 'plain-fact' view of Law?
- R v Latimer
- Jackson v Attorney General
- Riggs v Palmer
- Smith v Hughes
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2. What is the link Finnis makes between Law and the 7 objective goods?
- The Law must be moral if we are to achieve the 7 objective goods
- Law will seek to implement requirements of practical reasonableness which allow us to achieve these goods
- The 7 objective goods are inherent in every Law
- The 7 objective goods are not necessarily moral
3. What is the 'plain-fact' view of law?
- Law cannot be moral as morality varies with opinions and Law must be fact
- Law cannot be reduced into simple rules
- Law is always a matter of historical fact and never morality
- The only Law is that in statutes and judge-made Law is illegitimate
4. What is Lloyd Weinreb's criticism of Finnis' theory?
- He does not state what makes the 7 objective goods valuable
- He doesn't say the degree of specificity the laws will take
- Just law is not central, as this disregards evil law throughout history
- It is a moral theory and the reasoning is not law-like
5. What does Dworkin say 'presents a problem' for Positivist theories?
- The secondary meaning of Law can co-exist with the focal meaning
- The fact that judges rely on value-judgements when deciding cases
- The moral ideal of legality is built into our legal system
- Natural Law still retains its validity even if God does not exist