Definition - What does Law mean?

Law is the system of regulations and rules that a country live by and expect all citizens to adhere to. The law is set out on a federal level and added to on a state level. Across the United States, the fundamental law is consistent and each state develops their own set of procedures to enact and uphold each law. If a person breaks the law, they will likely end up in court.

Justipedia explains Law

Part of law is enforcing it. The courts and the police are put in place to ensure that all laws are followed. If they are not, the individuals who break the law are fined or found guilty of more serious charges that may see them incarcerated.

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