Here's a shorter definition...
@positive lawn. statutory man-made law, as compared to "natural law," which is purportedly based on universally accepted moral principles, "God's law," and/or derived from nature and reason. The term "positive law" was first used by Thomas Hobbes in Leviathan (1651).
See also: natural law statute
Do you want another?
posted on 02/21/2012 4:01:36 PM PST
(Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
And the common law is used by the courts to interpret those positive laws.
They are not in conflict - they discuss two separate things.
That’s the second time you have used that male S&M image - what’s up with that?
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