Role and Functions of Law
Law is part of our daily lives whether is personal or business, therefore it is
important to understand the role and the function of it. Law is everywhere at work,
when we are driving, school and every other things we do during the day. Without
knowing it, everything we do involves law and every decision we make in some way or
another law is involved. In this paper I will be discussing what law stands for and what
type of laws and role play in my present jog.
In many cases laws have been passed by Congress, first is approved by the
president and hopefully people abide by the laws on a day to day basis. Congress puts
laws together to make sure that society and business are safe and secured. There
have being cases in which laws have being changed but first if most be changed by the
“A binding custom or practices of a community: a rule of conduct or action
prescribed or formally recognized as a binding or enforced by a controlling authority”
(Merriam-Webster, Inc. (2009).
In the case of Cipollone vs. Liggett Group, Inc., the Public Health Cigarette
Smoking Act and the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act are the type of
laws in which help Liggett Group in any type of suit.
Since the labels on the cigarette package were clearly marked with warnings, the
Supreme Court ruled in favor of Liggett (Melvin, 2011). Since Congress specifically
chose to regulate the advertising of tobacco, this law is supreme to any state law that
attempts to regulate the same category of advertising (Melvin, 2011)
Law plays a very important role when it comes to business and society. It is
necessary that laws should be practice and remember, therefore it is crucial that
everyone remembers three very important laws they are public and private, criminal and
civil and substantive and procedural laws.
When speaking about society law control society and also helps protect human’s
right and believes. In many cases...