by childrensmemorial01 on December 27th, 2015 at 2:00 PM CST
This article is about a social science. For the theory of law, see Jurisprudence. For other uses, see Law (disambiguation). "Legal" and "Legal concept" redirect here. For other uses, see Legal (disambiguation).
Lady Justice, a goddess symbolising justice who bears a sword – symbolising the coercive power of a tribunal –, scales – representing an objective standard by which competing claims are weighed – and a blindfold indicating that justice should be impartial and meted out objectively, without fear or favor and regardless of money, wealth, power or identity. Law is a system of rules that are enforced through social institutions to govern behaviour. L