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John Dunn

To suppose that there are (positive) legal reasons why a formally valid law can be voided for moral impropriety is a logical error. To suppose that all formally valid laws are morally obligatory is a moral error.

John Dunn, ‘Consent in the Political Theory of John Locke’, The Historical Journal, vol. 10, no. 2 (1967), p. 153-182