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Natural law is the theory that some laws are basic to human nature. These laws can be known only through human reason, without reference to man-made law. Roman orator (public speaker) and philosopher Cicero (106–43 B.C.) insisted that natural law is universal, meaning that it is binding to governments and people everywhere.
Further Information:"Natural Law." Electric Library. [Online] Available http://www.encyclopedia.com/articles/09044.html, November 7, 2000; "Natural Law." Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. [Online] Available http://www.utm.edu/research/iep/n/natlaw.htm, November 7, 2000; Sells, Benjamin. Order in the Court: Crafting a More Just World in Lawless Times. Boston: Element, 1999.
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