Essays on Law and Morality Oxford: The pedigree and separability theses purport to be conceptual claims that are true of every possible legal system. Clarendon Press,Hart, H. Instead, Hart argues that what is necessary to the existence of a legal system is that the majority of officials take the internal point of view towards the rule of recognition and its criteria of validity.
The judge cannot decide such a case merely by applying existing law because there is more than one available outcome that coheres with existing law. The positivist might respond that when the Riggs court considered this principle, it was reaching beyond the law to extralegal standards in the exercise of judicial discretion.
Moreover, the discretion thesis is consistent with some forms of natural law theory. This abstract formulation can be interpreted in a number of ways. All that is required of citizens is that they generally obey the primary rules that are legally valid according to the rule of recognition.
For example, under the Fourteenth Amendment, Congress cannot enact a law that sets one speed limit for male drivers on interstate highways and another for female drivers.
Thus, Dworkin concludes, the concept of law cannot be explained by so-called criterial semantics. No fighting, hating or abusing other people without provocation. While Dworkin acknowledges the existence of difficult cases that do not fall clearly under a rule, he believes they are not resolved by an exercise of judicial discretion.
Taken at face value, these amendments seem to make moral standards part of the conditions for legal validity.
For the majority and dissenting judges in Riggs were having a sensible disagreement about law even though it centered on a pivotal case involving the criteria of legal validity.
Thus construed, the discretion thesis is inconsistent with ordinary legal practice. Despite this, the court declined to award the defendant his gift under the will on the ground that it would be wrong to allow him to profit from such a grievous wrong.
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Hart believes that the rule of recognition is a social rule and is hence constituted by the conforming behavior of people who also accept the rule as a ground for criticizing deviations. But the situation is no different if the gunman takes the internal point of view towards his authority to make such a threat.
As a practical matter, lawyers rarely, if ever, concede there are no legal standards governing a case and ask the judge to legislate in the exercise of discretion.
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