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CODE OF LAW Season 3 Episode 3 - full episode
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Code Of Law Blooper Reel
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Code Of Law - Blooper Reel 2
Code Of Law - Blooper Reel 2
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The code is the law
The code is the law
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Code of Law Set Visit
Code of Law Set Visit
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Code Of Law Season 3
Code Of Law Season 3
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Law Code Stele of King Hammurabi, 1792-1750 B.C.E.
Law Code Stele of King Hammurabi, 1792-1750 B.C.E.
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Code of Law Theme Song (Long)
Code of Law Theme Song (Long)
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International humanitarian law: a universal code
International humanitarian law: a universal code
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Code is Law: Does Anyone Get This Yet?
Code is Law: Does Anyone Get This Yet?
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Moerbeck - Pleasure To Burn [Code Is Law 001]
Moerbeck - Pleasure To Burn [Code Is Law 001]
DATE: 2013/02/11::
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"Dress Code" Law Life Israelite School (Sabbath Lessons)
"Dress Code" Law Life Israelite School (Sabbath Lessons)
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Janzon - Genetic Defect (Code Is Law 004)
Janzon - Genetic Defect (Code Is Law 004)
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Code Is Law - BiTS - S02E31 - ARTE
Code Is Law - BiTS - S02E31 - ARTE
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Positive Law, Non Positive Law &  United States Code
Positive Law, Non Positive Law & United States Code
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Code Of Law 3  The Case Files of Insp Nick Han Chapter 12
Code Of Law 3 The Case Files of Insp Nick Han Chapter 12
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Karl Lentz 44 - Public law vs. code
Karl Lentz 44 - Public law vs. code
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Code law
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positive law, non positive law &  united states code
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Speed Traps & The Basic Speed Law Under California
Speed Traps & The Basic Speed Law Under California's Vehicle Code Section 22350
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ABA TECHSHOW 2011 Keynote Address "Code is Law" by Larry Lessig
ABA TECHSHOW 2011 Keynote Address "Code is Law" by Larry Lessig
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Janzon - Twisted Dust [Code Is Law]
Janzon - Twisted Dust [Code Is Law]
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Code of Law Intro
Code of Law Intro
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Eomac - Myth of Origins [Code Is Law 002]
Eomac - Myth of Origins [Code Is Law 002]
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Legal HD Episode 64 - Intellectual Property Code
Legal HD Episode 64 - Intellectual Property Code
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Karl Lentz - Law and Code are Not the Same
Karl Lentz - Law and Code are Not the Same
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XVII - Movies for the Blind [Code Is Law 003]
XVII - Movies for the Blind [Code Is Law 003]
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Code of Law 2 - Cast Interview 2
Code of Law 2 - Cast Interview 2
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REVISED PENAL CODE - BOOK 1 [AUDIOBOOK]
REVISED PENAL CODE - BOOK 1 [AUDIOBOOK]
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Birth Certificate Truth Vatican Admiralty Law and Uniform Commercial Code
Birth Certificate Truth Vatican Admiralty Law and Uniform Commercial Code
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Mørbeck - Behind The Mask [Code Is Law 003]
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Ordinance and Code are not law, Eddie Craig
Ordinance and Code are not law, Eddie Craig
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PART 1 of 2 Martial Law, Lieber Code, Reversionary Interest (www.thctrust.org)
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Jordan Maxwell on the Law of the UCC: Uniform Commercial Code
Jordan Maxwell on the Law of the UCC: Uniform Commercial Code
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Moerbeck - Silver Shadow [Code Is Law 005]
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UCC UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE, CANON LAW CORPORATE LAW COMMERCE UK and worldwide
UCC UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE, CANON LAW CORPORATE LAW COMMERCE UK and worldwide
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Philippe Aigrain #Fondateur de la "Quadrature du Net" - Code Is Law - BiTS - S02E31 - ARTE
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Key To The Tax Code / One True Master of American Tax Law
Key To The Tax Code / One True Master of American Tax Law
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020 - Karl Lentz - Is Code Law?
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American Afrikan Code: Law #2.1 (Media: Stop Whining About Token Roles)
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American-Afrikan Code: Law #1 (Economics)
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Hammurabi
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Code of Law 2 - Ep 1 "Truth Behind The Bars"
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Code for Game Developers - Amdahl
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THE NUREMBERG CODE LAW IS ABOUT TO BE BROKEN !
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Police / Law Enforcement Code of Ethics : Eye-On-Stuff
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This article is about exhaustive legislations. For municipal regulations, see legal code (municipal).
First page of the 1804 original edition of the Napoleonic code

A code is a type of legislation that purports to exhaustively cover a complete system of laws or a particular area of law as it existed at the time the code was enacted, by a process of codification. Though the process and motivations for codification are similar in different common law and civil law systems, their usage is different. In a civil law country, a Code typically exhaustively covers the complete system of law, such as civil law or criminal law. By contrast, in a common law country with legislative practices in the English tradition, a Code is a less common form of legislation, which differs from usual legislation that, when enacted, modify the existing common law only to the extent of its express or implicit provision, but otherwise leaves the common law intact. By contrast, a code entirely replaces the common law in a particular area, leaving the common law inoperative unless and until the code is repealed. In a third case of slightly different usage, in the United States and other common law countries that have adopted similar legislative practices, a Code is a standing body of statute law on a particular area, which is added to, subtracted from, or otherwise modified by individual legislative enactments.

History[edit]

The legal code was a common feature of the legal systems of the ancient Middle East. The Sumerian Code of Ur-Nammu (c. 2100-2050 BC), then the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi (c. 1760 BC), are amongst the earliest and best preserved legal codes,[citation needed] originating in the Fertile Crescent.

The Hebrew Written Torah and Oral Torah (c. 1330 BCE) comprise the whole body of Jewish legal code and constitute the earliest and best preserved ethical code at the same time. Adopted to every field of actual day-to-day life since thousands of years, Jewish Halakha is the oldest collective body of religious laws, laws and jurisdictions still in use.

In the Roman empire, a number of codifications were developed, such as the Twelve Tables of Roman law (first compiled in 450 BC) and the Corpus Juris Civilis of Justinian, also known as the Justinian Code (429 - 534 AD). However, these codes did not exhaustively describe the Roman legal system. The Twelve Tables were limited in scope, and most legal doctrines were developed by the pontifices, who "interpreted" the tables to deal with situations far beyond what is contained therein. The Justinian Code collected together existing legal material at the time. However, it was authoritative only in the Eastern Roman Empire, and never became a contemporary legal tradition in the West.[citation needed]

In ancient China, the first comprehensive criminal code was the Tang Code, created in 624 AD in the Tang Dynasty. This, and subsequent imperial codes, formed the basis for the penal system of both China and other East Asian states under its cultural influence. The last and best preserved imperial code is the Great Qing Legal Code, created in 1644 upon the founding of the Qing Dynasty. This code was the exclusive and exhaustive statement of Chinese law between 1644 and 1912. Though it was in form a criminal code, large parts of the code dealt with civil law matters and the settlement of civil disputes. The Code ceased its operation upon the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1912, but significant provisions remained in operation in Hong Kong until well into the 1970s due to a peculiar interaction between it and the British common law system.

In Europe, Roman law, especially the Corpus Juris Civilis, became the basis of the legal systems of many countries. Roman law was either adopted by legislation (becoming positive law), or through processing by jurists. The accepted Roman law is usually then codified and forms part of the central Code. The codification movement gathered pace after the rise of nation-states after the Treaty of Westphalia. Prominent national civil codes include the Napoleonic Code (code civil) of 1804, the German civil code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch) of 1900 and the Swiss codes. The European codifications of the 1800s influenced the codification of Catholic canon law[1] resulting in the 1917 Code of Canon Law which was replaced by the 1983 Code of Canon Law and whose Eastern counterpart is the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches.

Meanwhile, African civilizations developed their own legal traditions, sometimes codifying them through consistent oral tradition, as illustrated e.g. by the Kouroukan Fouga, a charter proclaimed by the Mali Empire in 1222-1236, enumerating regulations in both constitutional and civil matters, and transmitted to this day by griots under oath.[2]

The Continental civil law tradition spread around the world along with European cultural and military dominance in recent centuries. During the Meiji Restoration, Japan adopted a new Civil Code (1898), based primarily on the French civil code and influenced by the German code. After the Xinhai Revolution of 1911 in China, the new Republic of China government abandoned the imperial code tradition and instead adopted a new civil code strongly influenced by the German Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch, and also influenced by the Japanese code. This new tradition has been largely maintained in the legal system of the People's Republic of China since 1949.

Meanwhile, codifications also became more common in common law systems. For example, a criminal code is found in a number of common law jurisdictions in Australia and the Americas, and continues to be debated in England.

In the Americas, the influence of Continental legal codes has manifest itself in two ways. In civil law jurisdictions, legal codes in the Continental tradition are common. In common law jurisdictions, however, there has been a strong trend towards codification. The result of such codification, however, is not always a legal code as found in civil law jurisdictions. For example, the California Civil Code largely codifies common law doctrine and is very different in form and content from all other civil codes.

Civil code[edit]

Main article: civil code

A civil code typically forms the core of civil law systems. The legal Code typically covers exhaustively the entire system of private law.

Civil codes are sometimes also found in common law systems, especially in the United States of America. However, such civil codes are often collections of common law rules and a variety of ad hoc statutes; that is, they do not aspire to complete logical coherence.

Criminal code[edit]

Main article: criminal code

A criminal code or penal code is a common feature in many legal systems. Codification of the criminal law allows the criminal law to be more accessible and more democratically made and amended.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

van Gulik, R.H. Crime and Punishment in Ancient China: The Tang Yin Pi Shih. Orchid Press, 2007.ISBN 9745240915, ISBN 978-974-524-091-9

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