Discussion Board : What Function of Law is Most Important?
Considering the functions of law as defined in the assigned reading for this unit:
- Checking government power and promoting personal freedom
- Facilitating planning and the realization of reasonable expectations
- Promoting economic growth through free competition
- Promoting social justice and protecting the environment.
Explain which function of the law, in your opinion, is the most important. Can the government legislate morality? Explain.