The six Functions of crime

This function of law it seems would be the most important to the conflict view of crime.

The next function of law is to express public opinion and morality. Laws are made that reflect the constantly changing public opinions and moral values. These laws are made according to social conditions and attitudes that are constantly changing. However, it is sometimes difficult to completely gauge the morale values of society because of many different viewpoints. Some laws that are changing right now because of this function are the laws against homosexuality. As society's moral viewpoint and attitude towards homosexuality laws are passed or amended to loosen restrictions on homosexual activity. However it is hard to gauge the moral beliefs of the society because there are many different moral beliefs on the issue. This function of the law would be the most important to the interactionist vi



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