Legal positivism

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#1 An approach to thinking about law based on observation, i.e. statutes and court judgements, rather than depending on speculation or reasoning to produce laws which ought to be set. Pursuit of this approach divorces the law utterly from the morality.  
#2 The theoretical and/or ideological basis for pragmatic imperatives. sPH"6-G61
#3 See: positive law.  


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Last updated: 15-Jan-2014

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