Jurisprudence in Genetics

  • R. Kimura
Conference paper


It is quite clear that legislation is an instrument of social control that leads societies to change the function and system of their traditional ideas and behavior (Schubert 1975). Law is not identical to moral regulation and control, but legislation requires moral support if it is to be adjusted to the political, cultural, and economic framework of particular societies which actually produce new legislation (Miller 1979).


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