LS308 Law and Society Unit 3 assignment

If one was caught stealing in saudi arabia they would

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If one was caught stealing in Saudi Arabia they would serve under the courts of a theocracy. Theocratic law is one that is based on religion. Saudi Arabia law has extremely harsh penalties. The Ministry of Justice, established by King Faisal in 1970, was responsible for administering the country's more than 300 sharia courts. The minister of justice, appointed by the king from among the country's most senior ulama, is the de facto chief justice, assisted by the Supreme
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LS308 Law and Society Unit 3 assignment Judicial Council, a body of eleven members chosen from the leading ulama. The Supreme Judicial Council supervises the work of the courts, reviews all legal decisions referred to it by the minister of justice, expressed legal opinions on judicial questions, and approved all sentences of death, amputation (of fingers and hands as punishment for theft), and stoning (for adultery). If one was caught stealing in China, a socialist law society, the penalties would also be very bad. China’s system is socialist law for the People’s Republic of China. For Just China in general the law is of civil law. The types of court systems are “According to the Constitution of the People's Republic of China of 1982 and the Organic Law of the People's Courts that went into effect on January 1, 1980, the Chinese courts are divided into a four-level court system. At the highest level is the Supreme People's Court in Beijing, the premier appellate forum of the land, which supervises the administration of justice by all subordinate "local" and "special" people's courts. It is the court of last resort for the whole People's Republic of China except for Macao and Hong Kong, which, as a Portuguese-descended civil law jurisdiction and British-descended common law jurisdiction, have separate judicial systems. The local people's courts—the courts of the first instance handle criminal and civil cases. These people's courts make up the remaining three levels of the court system and consist of "high people's courts" at the level of the provinces, autonomous regions, and special municipalities; "intermediate people's courts" at the level of prefectures, autonomous prefectures, and municipalities; and "basic people's courts" at the level of autonomous counties, towns, and municipal districts. The court system is paralleled by a hierarchy of prosecuting offices called people's procuratorates, the highest being the Supreme People's Procuratorate. According to the Law on Criminal Procedures, these cases include those involving national security; criminal cases that may involve life imprisonment or the death penalty; criminal cases committed by foreigners or
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