major legal systems Law and Society

major legal systems Law and Society - 3) Theocratic Law-...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4 Major legal systems in the World 1) Common Law System- used in US, is a case law system where law is made bu a judges decision. It was created in England by William the Conquerer, C-L is adversarial model: “ From a clash of able adversaries” 2) Civil Law- Code Law, there are codes that are created that create law in other countries
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 3) Theocratic Law- religion is dominant, under the law of sharia (way to follow), no real separation between church and state 4) Sot Law- law in Communist Nations, laws in these countries based on Som (Marx)...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY 349 taught by Professor Mcdowell during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online