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Trending: Call for Papers Volume 3 | Issue 2: International Journal of Advanced Legal Research [ISSN: 2582-7340]

Jurisprudence

Legal Obligation and Social Norms

Introduction Legal philosophy today is dominated, for better or worse by legal positivism —the view that the only necessary factor in determining whether something counts as law is recognition by social sources. A distinction is often drawn in this context between inclusive and exclusive legal positivist theories. Inclusive legal positivism holds that social sources are …

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