The Relationship between Law and Morality


  • Timotei Floarea „Aurel Vlaicu” University, Arad, Romania


This article deals with issues related to the historical process of the emergence of law, showing that law has gradually detached itself from religious prescriptions, moral norms, and customs. First of all, the legal concepts of law and morality were defined, specifying that law is perceived as an objective ethic that aims to assess the external facts of people in relation to other people, while morality is perceived as a subjective ethics whose object is the appreciation of the internal facts of consciousness of human intentions. Secondly, the particularities of law and morality were outlined, clearly emphasizing both the connection and the differences between them, and lastly, some conclusions necessary for the treatment of this topic were observed.



How to Cite

Floarea, T. . (2022). The Relationship between Law and Morality. SCIENTIA MORALITAS - International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research , 7(1), 94-100. Retrieved from