Since man began to abandon his primitive social organizations and the idea of the State began to take shape, efforts have been made to establish norms that regulate the behavior of each individual in society. Thus the first approximations to Law began to be born, as a science destined to deepen the knowledge on all juridical aspects that regulate society’s life.

In this section, we will have access to the first legal manifestations, to the main codes of law which, from antiquity to the present day, have a decisive influence. Here you will get to know the greatest men of legal science as well as definitions, concepts and currents of thought that impact legal norms over time.

From ancient Roman Law, the basis of the legal structure of various nations, to the strangest and most curious regulations can be found in this section, where they are approached in detail, but making the concepts available to all readers.


Articles from the encyclopedia of Law