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Law versus anarchy

  1. 1. Introduction to Legal Studies<br />
  2. 2. Lesson Objectives<br />By the end of this lesson, you should be able to:<br />1. Define the term “Law”<br />2. Define the term “Anarchy”<br />3. Define the term “Tyranny”<br />3. Compare Law, Anarchy and Tyranny<br />
  3. 3. What makes up our legal system?<br />
  4. 4. How do we define “law”?<br />
  5. 5. Definition of Law<br />
  6. 6. Why do we need laws?<br />
  7. 7. Anarchy<br />Anarchy occurs when a country is left without effective laws and government, resulting in chaos and disorder.<br />The word ‘anarchy’ comes from the Greek word anarchia, which means ‘without a ruler’.<br />
  8. 8. Congo example of Anarchy<br />
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  11. 11. Tyranny<br />Rule by a single leader holding absolute power in a nation-state.For example, Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe.<br />
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  13. 13. Zimbabwe is generally seen as a tyrannous state because......<br />
  14. 14. Comparing Law, Anarchy and Tyranny<br />
  15. 15. Conclusion<br />No Law and Order<br />One ruler who has complete control of law and order<br />
  16. 16. Next Lesson...<br />Another case study on Anarchy.....<br />Internet Research on the 1992 Los Angeles Riots<br />

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