Right Use of Law

What is the importance of law today? Law is essential in all communities. In an orderly law-abiding community people can plan ahead, work in safety and do business in trust. In most modern societies order means stability. The guarantees of this order take place in the form of laws. Laws are rules and customs that the citizens of a community regard as binding upon them and can be enforced by the courts. Laws provide boundaries so that people realize where and when they are committing an offence. One of the principal objects of the law is to safeguard the rights of citizens, us. Our basic rights are what give us our freedom in daily life. What would happen if there were no law in society? Without law we would have anarchy. People need to have a hierarchy, need some form of structure. During the anarchy there would probably be pillaging, vandalism, rape, murder, and torture. The use of our technology could lead to all out destruction of our planet. To facilitate the societal system orderly and assure the citizen’s safety there is no alternative of right use of law.
What is Law
Law is a system of rules, usually enforced through a set of institutions. According to Reference.com (2007), law is defined as: “rules of conduct of any organized society, however simple or small, that are enforced by threat of punishment if they are violated. Modern law has a wide sweep and regulates many branches of conduct.” Essentially law is the rules and regulations that aid in governing conduct, handling disputes, and dealing with criminal actions. Miriam-Webster's Dictionary gives the following definitions: "1 a: rule of conduct or action laid down and enforced by the supreme governing authority (as the legislature) of a community or established by custom b: the whole collection of such rules c: the control brought about by enforcing rules d: trial in a court to decide what is just and right according to the laws e: an agent or agency for enforcing laws 2: a basic rule or...