The Many Relations Between Law and Morality
Professor of Jurisprudence at Oxford University
Monday, February 25th
324 Papazian Hall
According to Legal Positivists a given norm is legally valid, and hence forms part of the law of that system, because of its sources, not its merits. Consequently, some critics claim that Legal Positivists think that law and morality are entirely separate. Gardner argues against this claim by showing the many relations between law and morality.