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Law is the set of enforced rules under which a society is governed. Law is one of the most basic social institutions-and one of the most necessary. No society could exist if all people did just as they pleased without regard for the rights of others. Nor could a society exist if its members did not recognize that they also have certain obligations toward one another. The law thus establishes the rules that define a person's rights and obligations. The law also sets penalties for people who violate these rules, and it states how government shall enforce the rules and penalties. However, the law ...more


Howard Zinn
Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it.
Howard Zinn

Jarod Kintz
My cat is ignorant of the law. But then so am I. That means I am not his master, because we are both slaves.
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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