What is Law?

Law is a system of rules that a society develops in order to deal with crime, business agreements, and social relationships. People who work in the Law can be called lawyers.

Definition of Law:

A body of rules of conduct of binding legal force and effect, prescribed, recognized, enforced by controlling authority. A primarily legislative system, with room for the judiciary to adjust rules to changing social needs and new conditions.

Examples of Law include contract law, property law, civil rights, criminal law and international law.

In the United States, the majority of laws are codified in statutes or regulations. Public laws are compiled in the federal code and state or local codes, based on subject matter and current law.

The purpose of Law is to establish Justice:

The goal of law is to maintain the rights and freedoms of everyone in a society. It also helps to settle disputes between individuals in an impartial manner.

There are many ways that Law has helped to improve the lives of people around the world.

The law is a vital tool that keeps our world safe and healthy. Without laws it is very easy for people to commit crimes and get hurt or killed.