Civil law is the authorized system utilized in most nations all over the world right now. In civil law the sources recognised as authoritative are, primarily, legislation—especially codifications in constitutions or statutes handed by government—and custom. Codifications date again millennia, with one early instance being the Babylonian Codex Hammurabi. Modern civil law techniques basically derive from legal codes issued by Byzantine Emperor Justinian I within the 6th century, which had been rediscovered by eleventh century Italy.
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