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Truth seems to be an indispensable element of authority which presents itself as being based on more than just power and efficiency. In the domain of law,there is not only and primarily the problem of establishing the truth about the facts which are to be judged; there is also the problem of norms—does their authority rest solely on the act of esta...

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... the sum of those states of matter which possess this feature. In our example of pupils in the school canteen, the axiological presupposition states, of course, that for the lawgiver well fed children are positively valued, or analogically that hungry children are nega- tively valued (these states of matter are represented by the segment |BE| in fig. ...
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... other words: the truth (about axiology in law) is epiphenomenal to legal norms. This claim is vigorously denied by Lech Morawski (P³eszka 2003, 86ff). Of course, the algorithm proposed by Maciej Zieliñski is counterfactual, and all the rules he described could be used only by a Dworkinian Hercules (Dworkin 1977, chap. ...
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... is worth noticing that article 37 of the Act of 18 October, 2006 on the disclosure of information on documents of the organs of national security col- lected in the years 1944-1999 and on the contents of these documents-the so-called Lustration Act (Ustawa o ujawnianiu informacji 2006) amends the Penal Code (Kodeks karny 1997), by adding to its provisions a paragraph 1a in article 112 and article 132a, which penalizes the act of publicly accusing the Polish Nation of participating in communist or Nazi crimes, of organizing them, or being responsible for them. 6 The Commissioner for Civil Rights Protection appealed to the Constitutional Tribunal against the aforemen- tioned provisions. ...