In post-modern theory, civil society is necessarily a source of law, by being the basis from which people form opinions and lobby for what they believe law should be. Many Muslim countries have developed similar rules about legal education and the legal profession, but some still allow lawyers with training in traditional Islamic law to practice law before personal status law courts. In China and other developing countries there are not sufficient professionally trained people to staff the existing judicial systems, and, accordingly, formal standards are more relaxed.
- Although the role of the executive varies from country to country, usually it will propose the majority of legislation, and propose government agenda.
- All legal systems deal with the same basic issues, but jurisdictions categorise and identify their legal topics in different ways.
- Professor Denise Gilman is a guest on the NPR program “All Things Considered” to speak about the legal ramifications