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Unformatted text preview: only two years. After hundreds of years in the dark ages and even the Enlightenment period where new rights were unheard of, the domino effect allowed for large amounts of new laws to be made. Along with rights such as suffrage and religious freedom, other vast changes were taking place in the 1800s. With the complete abolition of physical torture, and new punishments being created to bring shame to criminals, a new idea was born; honor. Question: Positivists believe that law is merely what we write down, but not an actual binding force. What then, do positivists believe can actually rule a society, besides that which is written?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2010 for the course LAWSO 151 taught by Professor Hajjar during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.
- Winter '08