5.1 An Overview of Legal Power

5.1.1  The Definition of ‘The Law’

definition of law as a published body of enforceable rules

5.1.2  Key Characteristics of the Law

laws apply to everyone in a territory and they are enduring

5.1.3  The Scope of the Legal Dimension

the relationship between the legal institutions and the executive

5.1.4  Law as Coercive Morality

laws enforce morality with coercion by the State

5.1.5  Classification of Legal Power

the structure of this book’s analysis of a legal system



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