Law, morality, and the guidance of conduct

Legal Theory 6 (2):127-170 (2000)


Legal positivism is generally characterized by its commitment to two theses Separability Thesis,” denies any necessary connection between morality and legality. Legal positivists do not require that a norm possess any desirable, or lack any undesirable, moral attributes in order to count as law

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