Discussing where our law “came from.” We have discussed several centuries worth of influences on the formation of United States Western Legal Tradition. We have discussed the past and its influence on the present. What in your mind will significantly change in the future based on what is occurring in the present regarding our Legal Systems and how we view and interact with the law? Give three separate explanations.
Mandatory text only: Berman, H. (1983) Law and revolution: the formation of the western legal tradition. Boston: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-51774-5
Western Law, Code of Hammurabi read pages 1 – 68 in your text.
Society and the Law read pages 113-120 and 165-198 in your text.
Legal Systems, Canon Law read pages 199-254 in your text.
Due Process, Natural Law, Divine Law, and Secular Law read pages 273-294 and 295-315 in your text.
Royal Law, read pages 404-457 in your text
Laws of Hammurabi, Codes of Hammurabi, read pages 459-481 in your text
Important people, events, or entities of the Western Legal Tradition, read pages 520-558 in your text.
Past law influenced present laws and present laws influence future laws, read pages 520-558 in your text.