Law is, generally, a system of rules which are enforced through social institutions to govern behaviour, although the term "law" has no universally accepted definition. Laws can be made by legislatures through legislation, the executive through decrees and regulations, or judges through binding precedents. Private individuals can create legally binding contracts, including (in some jurisdictions) arbitration agreements that exclude the normal court process.
The formation of laws themselves may be influenced by a constitution (written or unwritten) and the rights encoded therein.
The law shapes politics, economics, and society in various waysRead More