Legal Systems Very Different from Ours

A Workshop Sponsored by the Mercatus Center

George Mason University


System Chapters

Icelandic Law
18th c. English Criminal Law
Gypsy Law
Chinese Law
Athenian Law: The Work of a Mad Economist
Jewish Law
Islamic Law
[Recently Updated]
Plains Indian Law
Puzzles of Irish Law
Amish Law
Somali Law
[Recently Updated]
Commanche, Kiowa and Cheyenne: The Plains Indians

Thread Chapters

Enforcement Mechanisms: Civil, Criminal, And Lots More

The Incentive to Enforce: What and How Much

Embedded and Polylegal Systems

God as Legislator
Making Law
Guarding the Guardians

Class web page from the last time I taught the seminar this is based on
Student Papers from the SCU Seminar