Private individuals may create legally binding contracts, including arbitration agreements that adopt alternative ways of resolving disputes to standard court litigation. The creation 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.
- Law also raises important and complex issues concerning equality, fairness, and justice.
- In the EU, sovereign nations have gathered their authority in a system of courts and the European Parliament.
- The next major step in the evolution of the common law came when King John was forced by his barons to sign a document limiting his authority to pass laws.
Land law forms the basis for most kinds of property law, and is the most complex. It concerns mortgages, rental agreements, licences, covenants, easements and the statutory systems for land …