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Roman law - the basis for law codes of most countries

Roman law of ancient Rome has affected the development of law in most Western civilisation and parts of the East.

It is the foundation for law codes of most...

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Roman law | Influence, Importance, Principles, & Facts

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  • Civil law (jus civile) developed during the Roman republic (753-31 BCE). The law was based on custom or legislation and applied only to Roman citizens.

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The Romans divided their law into written and unwritten law. 

  • Written law (jus scriptum) means laws gathered from legislation and laws based on a written source.

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  1. The first consisted of leges or enactments of one of the assemblies of the whole Roman people.
  2. The dicta (edicts) or proclamations

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