US Constitution ( best ever, balanced power, esp Bill of Rights ). UCC - Uniform Commercial Code "GFFD - Good Faith & Fair Dealing ". Common Law( all of above of historical importance ). The first five books of the Old Testament are also know as the Torah, or the Books of the Law. There were Noachide Laws (Jewish legend positing that seven laws were given to Noah to provide gentile nations with a moral code). Jesus moved the understanding of law from its external, legalistic meaning to its spiritual one (Luke ). As that kind of person, he executed justice for the lowly, cared for the needy(Job -17), and took his responsibility as spiritual head of his family seriously(Job 1:1-5) .
Guidelines - Don't cheat, lie, steal...or you will cause yourself harm.
Divine Right( Kings Law ) some were Psychopaths ...
Rules to Live By ksur Answer #2 The 10 Commandments were a broad summary of the law.
Laws of Character - naked before God the defining difference..
One of the arguments most frequently offered for the creation of Ten Commandments plaques, monuments, or displays on government property is that they are the foundation of American (or Western) law.
Having the Ten Commandments displayed is thus supposed to be a way of acknowledging the roots of our laws and our government. It is difficult to make any sort of case for the idea that the Ten Commandments, taken as a whole, really constitute the basis for American law.Another way of interpreting this position is to see the Ten Commandments as a "moral" basis for the general legal order of the West.In this interpretation the Ten Commandments are treated as moral principles dictated by God and serving as the ethical foundation for all laws, even if they can't be traced directly back to any specific commandment. Laws of Character - naked before God the defining difference.. Guidelines - Don't cheat, lie, steal...or you will cause yourself harm. Divine Right( Kings Law ) some were Psychopaths ... In the Old Testament, a law may be used for a commandment, a word, a decree, a judgement, a custom or a prohibition.