History of Law in India and China

Throughout the history many countries and many individuals have written laws. Some of these laws were complex laws that had many codes of behaviour while others were just concepts that were used later in expansion of already existing book of laws.
Today, civil and common laws are less different, and in some cases there are signs that they are converging. If you are unsure that you are proceed according the law you can contact some of  advice EU law is the best example as it is codified through treaties, but precedents laid down by universal European Court of Justice is the way it is developed. Through the history it was not that simple.
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In the case of ancient China and ancient Indie we can see that they had their own independent schools of legal theory and practice.

Arthashastra and Manusmriti were two treatises in India which were considered as authoritative legal guidance. The central philosophy of Manusmriti were tolerance and pluralism. This changed when British empire came and supplanted it with common law. India was not the only country that accepted common law, many eastern Asian countries did it as well, but they kept codes of their religious law as well.

CTZVxmyUEAA9ZTVChina was not an exception in that. The conversion of law in China began with six private law codes, which were based on Japanese model, of well-known German law. Toda, Taiwanese law has the closest resemblance to that iteration of the law, due to their split from China. Chinese law was later influenced by Socialist law of Soviet union. The law that China has today still retains close resemblance to that law. This type of law focused on the domination of administrative law over all other areas, but due to industrial expansion of China they started heavy reforms in their law. Still, these changes are focused solely on economy, while social and political rights are overlooked.