In the following video, Dr Anne Wesemann introduces the discipline of law.
Spend some time watching the video, and then try to summarise the defining characteristic(s) of law as an academic discipline in the text box below.
Transcript: Video 2
The academic discipline of law involves the study of the rules by which a society is governed. Its scope can include not only the study of the content and application of particular rules (laws), but also how these rules are created and administered.