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    Explain four of the main functions of the law; include an example or case study of a situation where this function was met or was not met.

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    The four main functions of law are:

    1. Peacekeeping;
    2. Checking government power and promoting personal freedom;
    3. Promoting social justice; and
    4. Protecting the environment.


    1. Peacekeeping at the Occupy Wall Street movement. The law provides that people are allowed to peacefully protest; the law may also enforce rules to keep protestors from becoming ...

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    The solution lists the four main functions of the law and gives examples of each in 238 words with 1 link for further reading included.