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LAW, ORDER AND JUSTICE

One of the most uncertain and unsettled discourse about law is the definition of law itself. There appears to be no generally acceptable definition of what is law. The various definitions of law given by philosophers and jurists were influenced by their philosophical background or school of thought.

LAW & MORALS

THE DIVERGENCE OF LAW AND MORALS
One key distinction between law and morals is in the sanction both provide. Law provides sanctions like fine, imprisonment and death but morality provides no such sanctions because the latter is largely guided by public opinion. But this is not to say that a breach of morality is without consequences. For example, a person could be debarred from marrying from a particular family.