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Author : Ambikai S Thurasingam
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This research is an interdisciplinary study of the law and social behavior. The law and lawyers are more often identified with stability and continuity in the preservation of established traditions and precedents. The law is a set of principles which governs the society and its environment and is around us at all times. It is also undeniable that we live in a changing world. After all without change there would be no history to speak of. This paper begins with a review of available literature, organised according to the theoretical perspectives of the law, namely, natural law, positivist view, realist view and socialist view. A conservative approach views lawyers as slaves to outmoded technicalities and the law as a dead hand on much needed progress. Although there may be changes in the law i.e. new statutes enacted and fresh issues arise for lawyers to argue over - these changes are perceived as parasitic on developments in society.

We must acknowledge and examine the relationship between law and social change that is complex and contradictory rather than arguing what the law can and cannot do. Often the law is seen to produce unintended changes because it seeks to alter practices without understanding the economic and social considerations which underpin them and because it meets resistances.
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Taylor's University, Lakeside Campus, Subang Jaya, Malaysia