POLS 1150 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: Regulative Principle Of Worship, Veto, Judicial Activism

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Justice has become a central standard by which policies of governments are judged, very often on something on which legitimacy of the state"s rests. Normative element intend our statements about justice to be evaluative as well as regulative: provide standards by which we measure the appropriateness of actions and measures are taken to ensure adherence to standards provided. May be difficult to draw the line between public morality and justice, because notions of justice are often informed or governed by the moral or religious doctrines prevailing in the community. Law body of enacted or customary rules recognized by a community as binding through enforcement of coercive sanctions. There has been law as long as there has been states. Aristotle prefers rule of men over rule of law, and rule of men should never be done by one individual but rather a majority who are all good.

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