Concepts originating as religious principles have long had an impact on the structure and functioning of legal institutions in China. The authors isolate concepts from three major religious traditions and discuss their development, illustrating how they have had a lasting effect on the character of Chinese law.
Luke T. Lee and Whalen W. Lai,
The Chinese Conceptions of Law: Confucian, Legalist, and Buddhist,
29 Hastings L.J. 1307
Available at: https://repository.uclawsf.edu/hastings_law_journal/vol29/iss6/3