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Building a Law-Abiding Society: Taking Public Views About Morality and the Legitimacy of Legal Authorities into Account When Formulating Substantive Law

@article{Tyler2000BuildingAL,
  title={Building a Law-Abiding Society: Taking Public Views About Morality and the Legitimacy of Legal Authorities into Account When Formulating Substantive Law},
  author={T. Tyler and J. Darley},
  journal={Hofstra Law Review},
  year={2000},
  volume={28},
  pages={5}
}
This Article argues that psychologists can make an important and fundamental contribution to the law by articulating the possibility of a law-abiding society, and by showing how such a society can be created and maintained. Such a contribution involves the application of psychological models of social values to our conceptions of how to effectively maintain the rule of law. The effective rule of law requires that citizens comply with the regulatory rules enshrined in the law and enforced by… Expand

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