Law that has the following characteristics is known as effective law:
- Issued by the un-commanded commander—the sovereign;
- The commands are backed by threats of sanctions; and
- The sovereign is habitually obeyed.
Some important quotations relating law:
“United States is the greatest law making factory the world has ever known”.
“Laws are imperative in nature”.
“Law helps the vigilante not the indolent; it means law comes to the assistance of the vigilant, not of
“Violence is inimical to law”.
“It means law does not like violence but peace”.
“People follow truth; truth makes public opinion; public opinion makes law”.