Second Level Subjects
Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior. It has been defined both as "the Science of Justice" and "the Art of Justice". Law is a system that regulates and ensures that individuals or a community adhere to the will of the state. State-enforced laws can be made by a collective legislature or by a single legislator, resulting in statutes, by the executive through decrees and regulations, or established by judges through precedent, normally in common law jurisdictions. Private individuals can create legally binding contracts, including arbitration agreements that may elect to accept alternative arbitration to the normal court process. The formation of laws themselves may be influenced by a constitution, written or tacit, and the rights encoded therein. The law shapes politics, economics, history and society in various ways and serves as a mediator of relations between people.
Organizations relating to Law
European Community Wholesalers and International Traders Association / Est. 1993
Indo-Pacific Association of Law, Medicine and Science / Est. 1983
Global Contract Foundation
Convention Affecting the Nationality of Arabs Resident in Countries to Which They Are Not Related by Origin / Est. 1952
Environmental Mediation International / Est. 1978
Eurosafe / Est. 1988
European Forum for Restorative Justice / Est. 2000
Society Against Guns in Europe
Association internationale pour la prévention de vol de bateaux
International Tennis-Volleyball Federation / Est. 2001
Convention on the Law Applicable to International Sales of Goods / Est. 1955
Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific / Est. 1983
Institute for German and European Business, Competition and Regulatory Law / Est. 1986
Chemical Legislation European Enforcement Network / Est. 2000
World Federation of Insurance Intermediaries / Est. 1999
International Association of Prosecutors / Est. 1995
Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties to the London Convention/Meeting of Contracting Parties to the London Protocol / Est. 1975
FIAN International / Est. 1986
International Chamber of Law / Est. 1941
Asia Pacific Tchoukball Federation / Est. 1999
International Society for the Promotion of Cruelty to Attorneys
Operational Net of Regional Cooperation of Central American Maritime Authorities / Est. 1986
Internet Law and Policy Forum / Est. 1996
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights / Est. 1966
Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights / Est. 1966
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