Nuakoh on Law & Morality

Emmanuel Adomako Nuakoh has posted The Effects of Morality on the Promulgation of Law on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: This topic was inspired by the various theories that had been brought up by various scholars of jurisprudence. This work seeks to bring out the impact morality has on the promulgation or in the making of laws. It may be said with truth that the greater part of a nation's legislation affects its morality in some way or the other. There seems to be quite a strong connection between law and morality. Although people sometimes say "you shouldn't legislate morality", they presumably don't really mean this. Why would we outlaw rape and murder if they weren't wrong? Instead, I suppose they mean that people shouldn't impose their personal moral views especially regarding sexuality upon others. I would agree with that sentiment, though my reason is precisely because I think legislation should be morally informed, and the…

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