The Basic Principles of Legal Evolution



Law is one of the greatest performances of civilisation; no-osphere cannot be imagined without legal frameworks holding human societies together and providing tracks along which their future existence can be maintained and improved. The human individual cannot have in a human society, if he trespasses beyond the limits imposed upon him by certain legal prescriptions. A society cannot persist if it does not guarantee to the individual certain areas of freedom to do as he pleases; freedom from certain limitations which society itself and others might impose upon him, and opportunities for a life as meaningful as possible.


Human Society Human Mind Normative Description Concrete Application Ethical Criterion 
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