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ROLE AND FUNCTION OF LAW 1 Role and Functions of Law Jeannie Gilmore LAW421 February 16 2015 Angela Beteem ROLE AND FUNCTION OF LAW 2 Role and Functions of Law Law plays a significant role in the successful operation of business and society Bushman 2007 Law is a natural part of our daily lives every decision and action we do involves some form of law Laws aid in regulating society s behavior it sets forth rules and specific expectations These laws further make available the means to dispute differences of opinion yet at the same time function as an enforcer Law permits people freedom the ability to reside in a just civilization assess their government and ensure legitimacy Each law is multifaceted for that reason understanding the law is essential Without law nations have deficiency in administration and specific regulations which prevents fruitful and proficient operations Bushman 2007 Melvin states the law is a body of rules of action or conduct prescribed by controlling authority and having legal binding force 2011 When such regulations are effect each holds stringent regulations imposed when laws breached In uncertain times law supports governmental administration business owners and the general public Business owners wish to believe they have absolute power of their company and it is their sole responsibility on how their business operates However this is not the case since laws affect how businesses are fashioned and regulated The law avows that an organization must make available equivalent opportunities to prospective workers Personnel are classified on credentials rather than age ethnicity gender or religious ROLE AND FUNCTION OF LAW 3 belief The role and function of law embrace the equal protection of business owners and their personnel outlining techniques to debate dispute and deliver impartial policies in which to conduct business Business owners and their staff contend with compound situations every day a number of these differences are exceeding the norm and must not be dealt with haphazardly Such laws allow these individuals to comprehend and resolve these differences peaceably Business conditions that necessitate business law are transactions contracts and sales Bushman 2007 The role of law for humanity is to preserve order and discipline Everyone is subject to the law and violators will be punished Rules allow society to distinguish between state and federal laws According to Melvin the national level is superior to state legislation and if a state law that con icts a federal law is ineffective 2011 A society with no law means a civilization with no control Without laws people would fight more and settle disputes with violence and aggression Adequate laws protect communities and their assets offers peace of mind knowing that there is confidentiality freedom and security Privacy generates feelings of trust and inspires a need for familiarity Freedom invites creativeness giving those an immeasurable capacity to open up to new ideas Security brings peace of mind to individuals by permitting them to feel secure in their surroundings The law is valuable to the military Without laws the military is ineffective and unsuccessful The law offers the military structure and commands to conduct proper business The role of the military is to protect the constitution of the United States ROLE AND FUNCTION OF LAW 4 Military members are required to protect and uphold the Constitution of the United States and its citizens This pledge is not taken lightly by soldiers as many have given their lives to ensure that the standard continues Military members have a chain of command that they follow of which the President of the United States is the head also known as the Commander in Chief Laws prevent military members from speaking freely against the Constitution of the United States participating in certain parades and protest affect military promotion and budget and determine the amount of troops allowed to serve in a period Even though the law is very complicated it is essential and performs a noteworthy function in the success of any civilization or organization Law is a binding custom of a community enforced by a controlling authority MerriamWebster 2015 Covered under the law are Government expectation and justice It provides ways to dispute issues while maintaining a good order and discipline Without laws businesses and society would not be efficient or effective ROLE AND FUNCTION OF LAW 5 References Bushman M 2007 The Role and Functions of Law in Business and Society Retrieved from httpWWWassociatedcontentcomarticle 1 39783theroleandfunctions of1awinbusinesshtrnl Melvin S P 2011 The legal environment of business A managerial approach Theory to practice New York NY MCGraw HillIrwin Merriam Webster Law 2015 Retrieved from WWmerriamwebstercomdictionarylaw
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