And during his 28 years on the throne, he established many of the democratic principles and institutions we take for granted, reforming the justice system, drawing up the first written code of laws
and founding the navy.
Alfred the Great is remembered for making peace with the Danes, crafting a code of laws
, reforming coinage and his lack of cake-baking skills.
According to the tradition of Judaism, the Torah that G-d Almighty gave the Jewish people also contains a universal code of laws
applicable to all mankind.
This volume is essentially a simple textual reproduction, without commentary or other materials, of those sections of the US Code of Laws
that editors Weber (Depaul U.
One of the earliest known written legal civil regulations, Hammurabi's Code of Laws
, says among other things: "If any one be too lazy to keep his dam in proper condition, and does not so keep it; if then the dam break and all the fields be flooded, then shall he in whose dam the break occurred be sold for money, and the money shall replace the corn which he has caused to be ruined.
He said: 'Whether this sort of thing happens in a school, the armed forces or anywhere else, it is simply unacceptable and no civilised society can condone that kind of behaviour or a code of laws
that allows it to continue but that's a matter for the council to look into
The code of laws
he put in place during his conquests ensured an orderly passage of power to his sons and grandsons.
Of Rome we preserve a vast literature, a code of laws
, and many of our political, cultural, artistic and religious forms.
The code of laws
has remained unaltered throughout its 57-year history.