1. The natural law tradition is outdated and no longer has a place in contemporary legal practice. Discuss in relation to one or more natural law theorists.2. Law and morality are two very different things and they should be kept separate. Discuss in relation to at least one positivist account of law.3. What are some of the positive outcomes that can be attributed to the American legal realist movement? Are there any problems inherent in adopting a ‘realist’ approach to law?4. Does Ronald Dworkin’s ‘interpretative’ approach to law and adjudication help judges to decide cases?5. One commentator said that to invoke justice is equivalent to banging one’s fists on a table. Discuss in relation to at least one theory of justice in the literature. (e.g. Rawls, Nozick)6. Is it really possible to describe the law ‘as it is’ or is the positivist project doomed to fail? Discuss with reference to one of the following:(a) Critical legal studies; or(b) Critical race theory; or(c) Feminist legal theoryNote: The maximum word length is 2,500 words (excluding the footnotes and bibliography).
Already registered? Login
Not Account? Sign up
Enter your email address to reset your password
Back to Login? Click here