Dr Kevin Walton. A citizen's duty. Another argument that we would be reluctant to accept is that a duty to obey the law is built into citizenship. ... Dr Kevin Walton is a Senior Lecturer in the Sydney Law School with an expertise in legal philosophy.
Returning to a deep question in political philosophy: Why should one obey the law and the state more generally? Professor of Political Philosophy and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Duncan Ivison, writes.