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

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    The Partner Track: A Novel
    Release date: Sep 09, 2014
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    Henry David Thoreau
    Any fool can make a rule And any fool will mind it.
    Henry David Thoreau, Journal #14

    Charlotte Brontë
    I will keep the law given by God; sanctioned by man. Laws and principles are not for the times when there is no temptation: they are for such moments as this, when body and soul rise in mutiny against their rigour; stringent are they; inviolate they shall be. If at my individual convenience I might break them, what would be their worth?
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

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