Mapping The World’s Legal Systems

Via their established legal system, only a handful of countries defer to the power of precedent.

Legal Systems Around The World

Deferring to precedent, only a handful of countries believe that adhering to past judgments in order to make current and future decisions is preferable to a system based upon statutes and situational circumstances, otherwise known as civil law.

Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. She holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, and works as a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.
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