Explain why Law is nothing more than morals and values with precision.

Explain why Law is nothing more than morals and values with precision. We elect public officials who represent our collective morals and values in a variety of areas – including passing state and federal laws. Further, our system of Common Law is far different than the Civil Law system that is found (primarily) in Europe. It is in the courtroom that our Common Law system becomes actionable and those that offend the moral sentiment of the public are sanctioned. (1) What are the four key elements of law? Explain each element. (2) What are the three characteristics of Common Law? Explain each characteristic. (3) If you are in: Group 1: Argue that laws represent the majority interest. Provide an example of a law or Supreme Court ruling to support the argument.

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