5 Legal Powers

Legal powers are formally constituted rules with the means of enforcement and penalties for breaches, from local to global institutions.

5.1   An Overview of Legal Powers

the nature of law and how it is analysed in this book

5.2   Elements of the Legal System

aspects of the legal system: how laws are made and enforced

5.3   Subsidiarity in the Law

hierarchies of law and relationships between legal domains, from local to global

5.4   Adapting the Law to Social Change

how the law adapts to change while remaining acceptable and protective

The next chapter analyses political authority and its relationship to the population.



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