The Word Law

The Word Law - Morris Salerno English 1301 1 of 2 The Word...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Morris Salerno English 1301 8/30/08 1 of 2 The Word Law In the state of Texas, there are some laws that sound ridiculous. For example, you do not need a windshield, but it is illegal to drive without windshield wipers. So even if you do not have a windshield the wipers must stay where they are. Sounds ridiculous, but there is always a meaning behind the madness, and the main meaning behind each law is to protect. A law is a rule or system of rules recognized by a country or community as regulating the actions of its members and enforced by the imposition of penalties. The word law has changed and gained an important spot in our government over the years. In the past, it seemed like there were no laws and the laws that were there were not enforced strongly. It seemed that way because there were not as many people enforcing the law. Since there was lack of law enforcement, people took matters into their own hands. For example, if one man shot another man, the man who was shot would seek
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ENG 1301 taught by Professor Ellery during the Fall '07 term at Angelo State.

Page1 / 2

The Word Law - Morris Salerno English 1301 1 of 2 The Word...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online