5.1 An Overview of Legal Powers
This overview of legal powers describes their nature, their relationship to other forms of power, and how they are analysed in this book.
a positivist definition of law as a published body of enforceable rules
laws apply to everyone in a territory, and they are enduring
between separate legal institutions and with the Executive
laws enforce morality with coercion by the State
the structure of this book’s analysis of legal systems and the need for change