Legal cultures are described as being temporary outcomes of interactions and occur pursuant to a challenge and response paradigm. Analyses of core legal paradigms shape the characteristics of individual and distinctive legal cultures. “Comparative legal cultures are examined by a field of scholarship, which is situated at the line bordering comparative law and historical jurisprudence.”
Legal cultures can be examined by reference to fundamentally different legal systems. However, such cultures can also be differentiated between systems with a shared history and basis which are now otherwise influenced by factors that encourage cultural change.
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... Western legal culture is unified in the systematic reliance on legal constructs ... These concepts are not only nonexistent in primitive or traditional legal systems but they can also be predominately incapable of expression in those language systems which form the basis of such legal ... As a general proposition, the concept of legal culture depends on language and symbols and any attempt to analyse non western legal systems in terms of categories of modern western law ...
... The legal culture of China, as well as its social and economic culture, continues to undergo dramatic change since the People’s Republic of China reforms of 1978 ... Transformation has occurred by legal modernisation whereby a rule of law has been suggested to replace the rule of man ... society where unwritten rules, personal relationships and trust govern citizens’ ‘legal’ relationships analogous to Gemeinschaft ...
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