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Jurimetrics is the formal application of quantitative methods, especially probability and statistics, to legal questions. The use of statistical methods in court cases and law review articles has grown massively in importance in the last few decades. Ancient Egyptian law, dating as far back as 3000 BC, was based on the concept of Ma’at and characterised by tradition, rhetorical speech, social equality and impartiality. By the 22nd century BC, the ancient Sumerian ruler Ur-Nammu had formulated the first law code, which consisted of casuistic statements (“if … then …”).
- Consultation responses We develop policy in response to proposals for changes in the law, which come from a variety of sources, including government departments and non-governmental organisations.
- The modern dipole state–civil society was reproduced in the theories of Alexis de Tocqueville and Karl Marx.
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