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13.2: Introduction to the Meaning and Purpose of Law

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  • What you’ll learn to do: explain the meaning and purpose of law

    This section is an introduction to the meaning and purpose of law, including historical bases and the implications of law for businesses and society. Key terms and concepts covered include law, how the term law is used, examples of foundational laws and the “rule of law.”

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    • Introduction to the Meaning and Purpose of Law. Authored by: Nina Burokas. Provided by: Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution
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