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[In the history of legal system developments in countries of the world, legal practices were all prior to legal creations, while at the beginning when law were created, it adopted the main form of habit.]
[In China’s feudal period, clan or family was the basic social unit. Family organizations in the unit of households played various social functions, such as production, taxation, education, and public security. Although the family members formed family lineages around the male patriarchs as the...
[The traditional rituals emphasized, “There are differences between the distinguished and the humble, and they should observe the order”.]
[Neighborhood refers to the special legal relationship formed on the basis of the fact that houses are next to others. Corresponding to the clan relationship maintained by the blood relationship, the relationship among neighbors constructed by geopolitical relations was an important part of the...
[For all kinds of crimes seriously endangering the feudal order, insiders assume mandatory reporting obligations. Among these crimes, the duty of informing against the major crime of rebellion is particularly important because it “will destroy social status and ethics, destroy the...
[Impeachment refers to one of the basic ways for the censorate and other supervision organs to expose and impeach officials’ and some rich and powerful families’ illegal and criminal acts.]
[The Censorate in Tang Dynasty was a judicial supervisory organ that had the right not only to deal with cases of the imperial edict prison but also to accept lawsuits and interrogations in the traditional sense.]
[The accusation is one of the important ways to prosecute, referring to the way lawsuits are used by a third person other than the victim and his family members to report the facts of the crime and the offender to the judicial organ.]
[Snitching is the direct product of legal monarchy and the thought of “taking law as teaching” in the Warring States period, while Shang Yang is the originator of the Chinese feudal system of informers. Shang Yang said, “People would report to authorities when they found crimes, in their heart,...
[On the basis of inheriting and developing the former system, the appeal rule of the Tang Dynasty played an important role in realizing the appeal of the subject and preventing the abuse of the criminal penalty.]
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