The Influence of Legal Culture in Society to Increase the Effectiveness of the Law to Create Legal Benefits

Arsyad Aldyan


This article discusses the influence of legal culture in society on the legal system in a country. Legal culture in society certainly has a very large influence on the legal system, which in some theories shows that legal culture is an important thing in the legal system and creates good legal effectiveness; legal culture is also important, especially legal culture is very important in terms of creating law as a means of social control. The urgency of developing a good legal culture in this legal system is, of course, a very important thing for the effectiveness of the law in providing legal protection for the community from violations of the law, which, of course, can harm others. The development of legal culture in society is indeed not an easy matter, but this can be done by educating the community regarding the law from an early age; this can be done at school so that public understanding and awareness of the law becomes better. About the development of legal culture, of course, apart from educating the public through formal education, it is also necessary to conduct legal education in non-formal education, and of course, not only that but also public education related to the law which is carried out by socializing related to the law. This can be done for legal academics by way of community service related to the law, which should also be optimized to provide justice and benefits for the community.


Legal Culture; Legal Effectiveness; Law in Society

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