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Is natural law a type of positive law?

I have asked about the philosophical definition of "natural" and "naturalness" in the Philosophy Stackexchange https://philosophy.stackexchange.com/questions/91989/formal-...
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Is natural law a type of common law?

Is natural law a type of common law?
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How acceptable (mainstream/marginal) is the discussion about replacing the human rights with the natural law and to delete human rights chapters?

One law professional (who holds a doctorate) has started discussion about human rights vs natural law in our country (which is an Eastern European country). She refers to the book Le Droit et les ...
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Whether and how European Courts (Justice and Human Rights) have been using Natural Law in their opinions in the past two decades?

Our small country is being thrown gradually into US-style culture wars regarding LGBT issues. And this has created a small (currently) conservative movement that is using Natural Law theories in their ...
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What is Jurisprudence?

I am a Law Student in Greece trying to understand what Law is a what Jurisprudence is and what the jurisprudential method of thinking is. What is Jurisprudence; what is its object of study, what are ...
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Has a question on natural law ever been asked of a U.S. Supreme Court nominee in a confirmation hearing?

Has natural law ever been asked of U.S. Supreme Court nominee in a confirmation hearing? Whether or not a candidate for the U.S. Supreme Court believes there is natural law or what his thoughts of its ...
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How often, if ever, has the US Supreme Court cited the Natural Moral Law in a majority decision?

I think it's cited occasionally by justices like Clarence Thomas, but it seems only when he's in the minority advocating something that most people see as being inline with his Catholicism under the ...
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