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Experiencing the Law September 5, 2019 Legality the meaning, source of authority, cultural practices that are recognized as legal Not really a universal definition. Where does authority come from? Law part of legality. Exist in familiar places, used for particular purposes. Formal institutions that are familiar… {police, lawers, judges] Don’t violate the norms of society How to distinguish social norms and legality are we really? Law does not need to be written down in a book. Legal Frames Before the Law … Seen as a Transcendent Force … Low accessibility to ordinary people. This is where we put law up on a pedestal Judges are special… removed from us.. Not something that we deal with a lot in our everyday lives. Seen as majestic, sees the law as something higher… envolkes morality. Being a source of authority of fairness and justice. Empowerment. Disempowerment: belief when it is inappropriate to use law.

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