ON THE NATURE OF LAW: THE RELEVANCE OF DEONTOLOGICAL NATURAL LAW PERSPECTIVE IN MODERN TIMES

Arletta Gorecka

Abstract


This paper considers a perspective of the deontological approach to natural law as constituting a satisfactory opinion of the nature of law, and analyses the main features of natural law theory providing that the law and morality are interlinked. It is impractical to decide a case entirely upon codified legal rules, as judges have a duty to apply the moral value of the system. The paper acknowledges that the concept of law is prominent in the moral values of society, as if the law is exceptionally unjust it should not be applied.

Keywords


natural law, deontology, Fuller–Hart, social contract, morality

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.13165/j.icj.2020.06.001

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