The Function and Role of Law in Society and Business

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integrity and honesty, and hired only the best of employees. Hence, the retention of the attorney was really to protect the restaurant from unsavory individuals who sue anyone just to make a buck. The legal system can do so much good. It is a pity that it takes the law, or better, the fear of legal action to keep others in check. But we live in an imperfect world with imperfect people. As stated above, it can do such good; but it can also do much harm. From a human rights perspective, Ford disregarded the injured individual's rights and therefore, in making the decision not to make adjustments to the fuel system, acted unethically. (Birsch, 159). From a business perspective, Cipollone tobacco case ensured the little guy that they do have a path for retribution, and that path can not be taken away by big business. In working in the restaurant business, the function of the law acted as our guardian. Although many practitioners have gone astray, the
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THE FUNCTION AND ROLE OF LAW IN SOCIETY AND 5 legal field will always be an integral part of ensuring for every citizen the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
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THE FUNCTION AND ROLE OF LAW IN SOCIETY AND 6 References Cipollone v. Liggett Group, Inc. , 505 U.S. 504 (1992). Douglas Birsch, (1994), The Pinto Controversy. Retrieved from: http://www.sunypress.edu/p-1995-the-ford-pinto-case.aspx Mark Dowie, (1977) Pinto Madness, MotherJones, Retrieved from: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/1977/09/pinto-madness
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