Code of Hammurabi.Linked to both ROMANO- GERMANIC and COMMON LAW TRADITION.
Was one of the first written code laws in the recorded history.
It was based on retribution and restitution, but mostly on retribution.
Israelite lawLinked to both ROMANO- GERMANIC and COMMON LAW TRADITION.
Hebrew law from the book of exodus
more concerned with punishing a deliberate action than an accidental act of harm.
Greek lawLinked to both ROMANO- GERMANIC and COMMON LAW TRADITION.
Only a small number of people were recognized as citizens and had political rights.
Responsabilities of the citizens included voting, jury, duty and the running of the country.
Roman law.Linked to ROMANO- GERMANIC TRADITION.
-Based in two basic principles: * The law must be recorded * Justice cannot be left in the hands of judges alone to interpret -The twelve tablets of Roman Law are considered the foundation of modern law -As law increased so did the people who experts in the field of law.
Justinian´s lawLinked to both ROMANO- GERMANIC and COMMON LAW TRADITION.
Served as an important basis for law in contemporary society.
English common law.Linked to COMMON LAW TRADITION.
Revolves around the idea of legal precedent. Took Roman law and Church’s laws Over the time began to focus more on statute instead of tradition.
Napoleonic Code.Linked to both ROMANO- GERMANIC TRADITION
* Represented a compromise between the Germanic Code and the Justinian Code * Law became popular because of it´s non technical style made the law accessible to the public.