Considering the functions of law as defined in the assigned reading for this unit:
Explain which function of the law, in your opinion, is the most important.
Can the government legislate morality?
If they disagree with your response, consider the factual assumptions they have made which form the foundation of their opinion. Can you challenge those assumptions while furthering your discussion?
If your responses are similar, consider posing a hypothetical question to test your peer’s conclusions. Regardless of whether you are an attorney arguing in court or a business stakeholder pitching to shareholders or a potential client, adding support for your argument from appropriate resources strengthens your content.
For this discussion board, be sure to include a citation to an appropriate source that supports the point you are making.