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Origin of Law System in China
Copyright Yutopian 2000
The court system of China originated from the Xia Dynasty
(2100-1600 B.C.).With the formation of
the Xia kingdom, China evolved from a society of prehistoric tribe into a
feudal system of social classes.From
approximately the 2100 B.C., the ancient law system began to take its form and
began the long journey of evolution.
Through more than a thousand years from Xia, Shang, Xi Zhou
and Chun Qiu, the law of China evolved from a system which based heavily on
common practices to a well defined court system.The ancient laws of common practices include the laws of fate,
accusation and testimony.