system of law


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Even though England and the United States have much in common, for instance, a common language, a similar system of law--common law, variations exist in their histories, their cultures, their government, and even in their system of law.
Often the people of Israel lived by a system of law other than that reflected in the Pentateuch.
Despite all of their "I love America" rhetoric, many in the Religious Right have nothing but contempt for America's secular democratic government and our system of law.

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